The Untethered Podcast
Episode 195: Health is Everything with Jessica Dillon, SLP & Integrative Health Coach
Join Hallie as she talks to Jessica Dillon, Speech-Language Pathologist and Integrative Health Coach. Jessica shares her journey into holistic health and how that practice connects with her speech-language practice. Together, Hallie and Jessica discuss treating the root cause and building a team of providers not just for your own family's journey but for your clients as well. This episode is filled with many tidbits of small changes that can be made to change one's healthy journey and path to optimal health. This is an intriguing conversation, not to be missed!
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Episode 206: Risewell & The Oral Microbiome with Dr. Derek Gatta
Meet Dr. Derek Gatta, Board Certified Prosthodontist and Co-Founder of Risewell. Dr Gatta shares his journey of seeking out healthier ways to provide dental care and co-creating a line of products that reduce exposure to fluoride while improving oral health. Topics discussed include tooth anatomy, the impact of NASA’s research on his practice, Risewell's ingredient hydroxyapatite and its role in optimizing oral health, the oral microbiome, mouth breathing vs. nasal breathing (Spoiler alert: mouth breathing is harmful to your health! Nasal breathing is the goal!) and so much more. There is a lot of knowledge packed into this episode! Please click here to download the show notes.For more episodes visit www.untetheredpodcast.com
Episode 205: Chaya Stern, OT. Let’s Play with Our Food!
Meet Chaya Stern, Occupational Therapist and feeding specialist who brings with her an enthusiasm and compassion for guiding “picky eaters” into exploring different foods. Chaya shares her own experience from her own “picky” eating experience in childhood to parenting a “picky eater” of her own! This led her to create EatersandFeeders. She discusses why children may be picky eaters, some of the overarching concerns with picky eating and tips on creating opportunities for your child to engage with food in creative and fun ways. With lots of laughter and conversation, you will enjoy this conversation with Chaya and Hallie! Please click here to download the show notes.For more episodes visit www.untetheredpodcast.com
Episode 204: Progressing Through Play and TOTs with Dr. Brita Destefano
Today Hallie talks with Dr. Brita Destefano PT, DPT, PCS as they discuss all things Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTs) and infant development. As a part of the TOT's care team, PTs play a role in helping children with concerns related to posture/neck tension (e.g., torticollis), feeding, digestion, head shape (e.g., plagiocephaly), and other motor delays or disorders that may be at play. Dr. Brita shares her passion for helping parents to understand their child's individual developmental trajectory (hint: milestones are important but not the end all be all!) in an effort to help children achieve optimal function.Dr. Brita's gentle sense of humor and her own experience as a mom of children with TOTs makes her very relatable. She shares her evaluation and treatment process and effort to educate others through her business, Progress Through Play.Please click here to download the show notes.For more episodes visit www.untetheredpodcast.com