Congenital muscular Torticollis should be a suspected diagnosis if your infant demonstrates a preferred head position or posture. Infants will present with reduced cervical range of motion, a potential palpable mass in the sternocleidomasoid muscle and/or craniofacial asymmetry. A diagnosis is made by your pediatrician and can usually be done based on a simple history […]
About Morgan Anzelone
Morgan Anzelone is a licensed physical therapist with a strong passion for helping kids obtain their optimum level of functioning. She earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, IL. She completed her pediatric clinical experience at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. There she worked closely with the pediatric population from birth to adolescents with a wide range of pediatric diagnoses including: myelomeningocele, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, autonomic dysfunction, stroke, brain injuries and various cancers. This allowed her to gain experience promoting normal gross motor development for children suffering from severe illness or disease. She also gained extensive knowledge working with adolescence experiencing chronic pain that was hindering them from school work and recreational activities. Through this experience she developed a love working with this population and helping them return to their normal daily activities. Morgan also volunteered her time to assist with completing exercise plans in the home environment to develop an understanding of all that is involved in pediatric care beyond the clinic!
Have you ever heard the saying, “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change?” This is an approach that is also effective when dealing with chronic pain. Chronic pain is defined as persistent and/or recurrent pain that lasts greater than 3-6 months. In the United States, the number […]