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Bodywork is gentle manipulation of the body which releases muscle tension and helps with musculoskeletal problems. There are many sorts of bodywork, including infant massage which helps with muscle tightness, and osteopathic manipulative medicine which can help treat virtually any body tissues.

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Feeding & Myofunctional Therapy services in Glendale offered by Lydia Powers, DO

Feeding your child and helping them communicate should be times that you cherish - times to bond and nurture a lifelong relationship. Ramya is here to help support your family through this journey with individualized plans that help you and your child succeed. 


Skilled therapy sessions include elements of Pediatric Feeding Therapy, Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Infant Massage and more. For more information see the FAQs below.

Insurance Ramya accepts: Aetna, Aetna Banner, BCBS, UHC.

Please contact us to schedule an appointment.


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