HeartSpace Blog

A thoughtful commentary on issues in Physical Therapy for children, adolescents and adults experiencing challenges with movement

Muscle Tone and Emotion

A short discussion of a few spinal tracts, muscle tone and the impact of emotion.                

Setting the Stage for Telehealth: Infographics

Hello everyone, I made these resources last week as many were sharing tips and ramping up Telehealth practices. So here are my infographics; one for parents and one for therapists. I hope you find them useful.

Posture, Breath and Regulation

Another short video on the connection between posture, breath and emotional arousal.  

The Vestibular Visual Connection At A Glance

Hello Everyone, as I use this time to dive into learning, a friend asked if I would do a quick review of the vestibular connections to vision. 

Pondering Postural Control: That’s A Wrap

In the first post of this series, I provided a graphic of the dynamic systems nature of postural control but I mentioned it didn’t have a couple of pieces that I now consider important. Here is my new graphic, one which I think more accurately reflects the nature of our present understanding. You can see