Pokémon Go Gets Kids More Active in Physical Therapy!

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Sep 29

You’ve more than likely heard of Pokémon GO by now.  It’s seemingly taken over the United States and even the world.  But this mobile game isn’t just for fun or pure nostalgia for 90’s kids everywhere, it is actually helping kids and adults alike get active and get outside.

Even more powerful than that in our perspective is the Michigan Hospital story, where Pokémon GO has encouraged children to do physical therapy.  

The Huffington Post shares this great story about how they’re using Pokémon GO  to make the hospital less scary and to get kids moving and to be more active participants in their physical therapy.  Read it here!

Patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital have also been encouraged to get up and move around more thanks to the game.  Read here how Pokémon has helped patient Noah’s physical therapy.  


Are you embracing Pokemon GO with your kids?  If not, what creative ways do you keep your kids active and motivated?  

It’s time to enjoy the benefits of an active, pain-free lifestyle.  SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH ABOVE & BEYOND PHYSICAL THERAPY TODAY.  Above & Beyond Physical Therapy offers a variety of physical therapy services. Our therapists specialize in meeting the needs of all age groups. If you do not see a service listed that matches your diagnosis, do not hesitate to call us. Our physical therapists offer a complimentary screening to see if physical therapy is the best option for you.


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