Stalking is a repeated pattern of behavior that includes following, watching or harassing a specific person. It occurs over a period of time and could be defined as threatening behavior. Most importantly, stalking is a crime.
One of the best things we can do is give our young people the power to talk about mental health issues and topics as challenging as suicide without shutting the door. Even if your child is doing well, this is a powerful opportunity to help your child see it is okay to be emotionally open and could help them talk openly with friends.
Neighborhood bike-sharing and scooter rental programs have taken off this summer and as safety experts. While helmet use laws vary between states and cities, it’s a universal safety concern. Here's why people of all ages need to wear a helmet on every ride.
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Hip Dysplasia in Children: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Aug 10, 2017
For parents, a diagnosis of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) brings a wide range of emotions and responses. Parents want to understand not only the condition, but what the future holds for their child after diagnosis. Read More
Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction: Managing Leg Discrepancy
Jul 06, 2017
There are many different reasons for leg length discrepancy, but there are essentially two main causes: being born with a condition that causes one leg to grow slower than the other or an incident that affects the length of the bone (fracture) or affects the growth center of the bone (trauma, Read More
In the eyes of many young athletes, no situation can be more hopeless than a knee injury that requires surgical repair. It may feel career-ending to some athletes, even those who have multiple sports seasons left on the horizon. Luckily, in most cases, this does not have to be the case. Read More
Scoliosis: Is the Curve in Your Child's Spine Normal?
Oct 19, 2016
Scoliosis is defined as curvature in the spine greater than 10 degrees. Scoliosis is a relatively common condition that causes the spine to curve and rotate into a C or S shape instead of a straight line. Curves greater than 10 degrees are seen in approximately 3% of the population. Read More