1) All-terrain vehicle crashes can be fatal to pediatric age children. 2) A closer look at laundry detergent pods when small children are exposed to them.
Insight into the most common running injuries in kids, and what you can do to prevent them.
We all know that participating in sports is good for our children. But at what age can we introduce them to these activities?
Last month we discussed how adolescence is the prime developmental age for the onset of eating disorders. Now we will cover what an assessment of my teen should include.
With soccer season in full swing, many a player will begin complaining of heel pain. How serious is this, and how can it be avoided?
Attempting to categorize a child’s pubertal development by his or her age is very difficult.
September is here and so is school. Those extra curricular activities are great, but what priority do they become in your family?
A mother brought her 16-year-old daughter in for an annual check-up. The young lady was a ballet student in her high school, as well as a dancer for the local dance company theartre. Both mother and daughter were concerned that she had not had her period in over six months.
Athletes with a concussion should stay off the field and never return to play on the same day as experiencing the concussion.
Dr. Livingston examines the choices we make in our daily life, school, and more.
Increased energy is best achieved with a balanced, healthy diet, regular exercise and adequate sleep.
Dr. Livingston discusses the elements of privacy and confidentiality associated with a teenage physical.
Does wearing a helmet protect children riding ATVs, and should they ride ATVs at all?
Dr. Cox examines the childhood obesity epidemic and the degree to which sugar-sweetened beverages play a role.
Some children are meeting adult standards for metabolic syndrome and its associated risks.
A look at the factors that go into the growth and maturation of young athletes.
As parents, we must do our best to provide experiences in nature for our children both to expand their development and to instill an appreciation of the natural environment.
Dr. Welty looks at the statistics of skateboard and scooter injuries and offers recommendations for keeping your child safe.
Dr. Theriot discusses what is looked for before clearing an athlete for contact sports.
Do some of us overschedule our kids in physical activities? Dr. Theriot recalls a patient history that shows what can happen when our kids over-extend themselves.
A look at the important criteria which need to be met to allow an athlete who has suffered a head injury to return to play.
This is a wake-up call to all adults who take on the responsibility of coaching and training young athletes.
Dr. Theriot follows up with more information about creatine.
Some thoughts on how to make sure your child has a good experience with sports.
It's important to bring your child in for a yearly physical. Here's why.
EIA is a relatively common condition that affects all ages. It tends to be more "ominous" in children because its onset is sudden.
Dr. Samson examines the pediatric literature.