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Play to Learn: Bathtub Pediatric Play Therapy Activities

19 / November

As a parent, it can be daunting to think of play therapy activities to help your little one develop properly as they grow through the years. It can be tempting…

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Serial Casting: A Milestone Therapy Parent’s Perspective!

2 / November

To give you another angle to consider, we decided to get one of our mom’s experiences with serial casting for her toddler. Sophia:  What did you know about serial casting…

What is Pediatric Serial Casting?

19 / October

Hey everyone! If you’ve ever heard of pediatric serial casting, it probably sounded pretty scary when it was described to you, especially if it was recommended for your child. The…

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Play to Learn: Shape Sorter Toys and Child Development

8 / October

Hey everyone! We know kiddos get bored with toys over time. They want to see something new and exciting, and it’s hard to come up with creative ways to make…


Play to Learn, Learn to Play: An Introduction to Child Development Toys

6 / October

As pediatric developmental therapy specialists, we are often asked, “What toys should I get to help my child develop?” It’s a great question, and one we love to hear because…

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What’s it like to be an early intervention physical therapist in Illinois?

21 / September

Early Intervention (EI) services are provided to children from birth to age 3 through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) – Part C. Sophia and Vivian are two physical…

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What is Pediatric Hypotonia?

9 / September

You’ve been told by your pediatrician that your child has pediatric hypotonia, otherwise known as low muscle tone, and he or she may need pediatric therapy. Hypotonia in children can…

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Idiopathic Toe Walking

31 / August

What is Idiopathic Toe Walking? Idiopathic toe walking is when kids walk on their “tippy toes,” without touching the ground with their heels. The term “idiopathic” simply means that this…

Why I Work at Milestone: Vivian Chau, PT

18 / August

Hi! I’m Vivian Chau, and I’ve been a physical therapist working at Milestone Therapy since July 2020. Yep – I actually found a job during the pandemic! I learned about…

Why I Work at Milestone: Sophia Aspin, PT

24 / June

Hi everyone! I’m Sophia Aspin, DPT, and I’ve been working with Milestone since June of 2020. When you see that date it should probably trigger a question: who in their…

To Prospective Milestone Employees and Families

17 / June

Hi everyone! We want to reassure you that we are doing everything possible to provide the best care during these unprecedented times. We take your health and safety seriously and…

Programming, Programming, Everywhere

15 / March

We hope you’ve been enjoying all of the updates to our website and social media over the past few months. Now it’s time to let you know what’s going on…

Welcome blog post

27 / October

Milestone Therapy has been continually growing from our humble beginnings in 2002 we’ve added a clinic in Indiana and Illinois. Now it’s time to give our internet presence a well…