Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialists can play an important role in a child’s care and treat a variety of conditions. Here are guidelines to help parents make decisions about when their child should see an ENT.
Apophysitis is an inflammation or stress injury to the areas on or around growth plates in children and adolescents. Apophysitis is usually caused by repetitive overuse activities like running, jumping, and throwing but can also occur as an acute injury with a fall or rapid, powerful movement.
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When your child has to spend time at the hospital, you will meet many health care professionals. Physician assistants (PAs) are one of the many medical providers that may care for your child during their time at the hospital. Read More
The inventors and designers of sleep hammocks claim traditional crib designs can lead to risks due to suffocation and arms and legs getting trapped in between the crib railings. However, sleep hammocks have several risks of their own. Read More
If you have a child who cries or calls out after they are put in bed, refuses to sleep in their own bed or insists an adult stay with them, you can use the following tips to help your child learn to stay quietly in bed until they fall asleep. Read More
Language and literacy develop together as a baby grows from an infant, to a toddler, to a school-aged child and older. This development happens in an expected order, through social interactions, most often with parents. The key to development is that interaction. Read More
Does your child complain of frequent abdominal pain, pelvic pain, and/or menstrual or stomach cramping while on or off their period? Does your child have a diagnosis of endometriosis? If yes, then your child may benefit from pelvic muscle rehabilitation by a specially-trained physical therapist who can help treat these complaints. Read More
Hepatitis A is a virus that can cause acute inflammation of the liver. It is a vaccine-preventable infection. Before the introduction of routine childhood immunization with the hepatitis A vaccine, infections most commonly occurred in school-aged children. Read More
Experiencing an injury can be a traumatic event for children and adolescents as well as their parents and caregivers. While not all children experience long-term emotional problems related to injuries, there are some things to be aware of to help your child during recovery. Read More