Archive for December, 2012

How do you bill for therapy?

I am curious how you bill for therapy. Do you charge per session or do you offer a complete package which includes everything.

Geographic Tongue Young Patient

The child has a geographical tongue. When I completed his oral motor examination, the spots look as if he bit his tongue or the spots looks like he burned his tongue. The child has difficulty with tongue elevation and limited lateral movement.

Tongue sucking child

Hi J,  Here are my observations and thoughts, embedded within your email below, in BLUE: Hello!  I have a question, mostly about timing and involvement with a client and ortho needs…..but there is a secondary issue, as well. 1.  My main question:  She has been doing quite well with all exercises, J, why was she originally […]

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