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israel 3

This is Israel’s favourite exercise, because he LOVES football! Israel is working on his posture, to strengthen his upper back muscles and reduce his back pain. It will also help him have more energy to concentrate in class. He has a special bench adjusted by his physiotherapist in a special way to help him engage… Continue reading…

israel 2

israel 2

Israel is practising his balance skills here! He wears his AFOs or ankle foot orthoses; special orthotics to make his legs strong. The physiotherapist helps stabilise Israel in all the right places,and uses Makaton to communicate with Israel and remind him to slow down! This exercise helps improve Israel’s balance, to prevent him falling over… Continue reading…

israel 1

israel 1

Here Israel is strengthening his quadricep or thigh muscles! He is having a competition to see who is the strongest, him or his physiotherapist! Who do you think? Israel squeeeezes his knee down into the towel and lifts his foot up as high as he can. He is so strong that now his physiotherapist tries… Continue reading…