Our Hope

By sharing our story and our experiences with this birth injury we will hopefully educate people. Knowledge is power. Our hope is that you will read this blog, share it with your friends, and they will share with their friends. Then in some small way we have prevented other families from having to go through what we have.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Kinesio Taping Success!!

The above picture is from yesterday.  Jadon has had this round of kinesio taping on since last Thursday.  That is a lot better than the couple of hours it was on the last time!  Of course it has been long sleeve weather here so I think that has helped.  Jadon had a really great therapy session last week.  He is catching on to what Ellen his new OT expects from him quickly.

Here they're cleaning up some animals they were playing with.  She makes him alternate between Lefty and Righty.

 He got to push this cylinder over theraputy to smoosh it.  They also hid bears in the theraputy and had to find them.  He really liked that a lot.
 I took pictures of his kinesio taping on Saturday because I could not believe it was still on.  The gash by his eye is from falling down on our sidewalk.  Ouch!
 Just ignore the yellow paint we got on the tape during our art activity on Friday.
Last night we got out the exercise ball.  It has not been out for home therapy in quite awhile.  We used it a lot when he was smaller.  At the last therapy session Ellen suggested we get it out again to help do those long stretches and to practice a little weight bearing.  He does a lot of weight bearing on his elbow when he plays but never does any from the hand on up.  Weight bearing is important because that is what stimulates bone growth.  Jadon enjoyed having the ball back out again.  He was giggling and laughing the whole time.  That is the kind of home therapy I like!
 When the tongue is out he is working hard!
 I love that face!

At Thurday's therapy session Ellen is going to have a new home therapy plan ready for me.  Looking forward to seeing what we got to work in!  Being sneaky is the name of the game these days.  If he even gets a hint that you are messing with that arm he walks away!  

2 comments:

  1. He's so cuuute! :"> by the way, the kinesio tape seems really effected in him. Thanks for posting this.

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  2. Very encouraging story and great Idea how you are working Kinesio tapes.
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    I really wish you well for the future it seems like you really are doing an amazing job!!, Carole

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