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Lunchbox Lessons for Kids

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Did you know the average adolescent consumes too much sugar, saturated fat, and sodium? Many children do not eat enough fruits, vegetables, or whole grains. This is why we are seeing pediatric obesity on the rise. Parents/caregivers are the first line of defense in creating healthy food habits. There are three pillars of healthy eating we like to follow. They …

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A Guide to Your Baby’s First-Year Developmental Milestones

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The first year of a baby’s life is a time of rapid growth and development. As a parent, it is essential to monitor your baby’s milestones and ensure that they are reaching them on time. Let’s discuss the milestones for a baby’s first year, and what to look for in each phase. Birth-3 Months During the first three months of …

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Tips for Feeding Toddlers

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Feeding our children is a simple concept that comes with surprising challenges- troubleshooting breastfeeding trials, making overwhelming choices about bottles and baby formula, choosing to spoon feed purees or give intact solids… and the challenges continue into toddlerhood as the child develops strong opinions about eating.  The dietitians at Compleo can help you with mealtime power struggles. For typically developing* …

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10 Questions to Ensure You’re Choosing the Best Daycare for Your Child

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Choosing childcare for my son became one of the most anxiety-inducing processes of pregnancy. Knowing the amount of brain development that occurs in years 0-3 and the importance that environment plays in that development, I was so scared of making the wrong choice. Trusting someone to take care of your child is not a small task. You are choosing the …

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5 Scoliosis Facts

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Scoliosis is a 3-dimensional curve in the spine that is usually idiopathic (unknown cause). The components are: a curve of the spine laterally into an s or c shape, rotation of the spine and rib cage (often the cause of the “rib hump”), and changes in the kyphosis (rounding of the upper back) and lordosis (arching in the lower back). …

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5 Signs That Should Raise More Questions About Your Child’s Eating

In Children, Eating Disorders, Nutrition, parenting by Compleo Physical Therapy1 Comment

Eating disorders are complex mental health disorders that dramatically impact one’s life and can be detrimental to one’s health. They can also be difficult to spot, as symptoms can be easily dismissed or hidden by those suffering. While sudden change in weight is the most commonly known symptom, it is estimated that less than 6% of those diagnosed with eating …

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A Pediatric Nutritionist’s Tips for Recovering from an Eating Disorder

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Eating disorder nutrition therapy is a unique niche of dietetics requiring specialized training. Here at Compleo, our experienced clinicians and pediatric nutritionists are ready to partner with you.  At Compleo, our nutrition philosophy for eating disorder treatment follows the framework of adequacy, balance, and choice, while winding in the principles of Intuitive Eating and Health At Every Size.  Adequacy– this …

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Helping Children Cope with Stress After Mass Violence

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Mass violence incidents, where several people are injured and killed, affect everyone in the community. Coping with mass violence can be very stressful. You or your friends might have been physically injured; you may have been worried about the safety of family and friends or lost a loved one. You may have been interviewed by the police. It can be …

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Finding your Team

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Let Compleo Support You Motherhood is one of the most exciting and rewarding journeys life has to offer. While the gift of becoming a mother is full of joyful moments, every mom experiences their fair share of challenges alongside the victories. The not-so-glamorous moments stacked up against our perfectly instagrammable ideals of parenting are enough to make anybody question themselves. …

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Common Volleyball Injuries & How to Prevent Them

In Children, Fitness, physical therapy by Compleo Physical TherapyLeave a Comment Volleyball was invented in 1895 and has progressed and changed since then to become the second most popular sport in the world. Volleyball is such a dynamic and unique sport due to its ability to be played outdoors as well as indoors, played leisurely and competitively and played by men and women of all ages.  As the sport has …