1) The Journal looks at occult fractures in children and when it should be reported to the authorities. 2) Proof that total family involvement is needed to help the obese child. 3) Re-emphasizing the value of home-reading to preschool children.
Dr. Theriot answers a question about CDH, or Congential dislocation of the hips
Often you will see two adults swinging a child between them by her arms as they pass down the street. This can easily lead to Nursemaid Elbow!
My child has pain in his legs. It comes and goes. How serious is this, and should we consult the doctor?
Dr. Theriot takes a look at ganglion cysts—what they are, how they form, and what to do about them.
1. There is no deficit in height growth associated with stimulant treatment for ADD. 2. Routine screening of all children would find cases of dyslipidemia that would not have been indicated by family history.
Dr. Welty looks at a study on the musculoskeletal consequences of being overweight.
A look at the multiple side effects of anabolic steroid use.
Why are his legs so bowed? Will he outgrow it? What can I do to help?
Radiology has come a long way with the advent of CT Scans and MRI’s. Here are the differences in the two imagings.
A look at how much calcium your child needs—and what foods provide good sources of calcium.
Is your pre-teen interested in weightlifting? Dr. Theriot looks at whether weightlifting is safe for your older child.
Dr. Murphy looks at flatfeet and whether it poses an issue for children.
Often parents of young ballet dancers ask their physician about possible injuries connected with the sport. It is true. Ballet can cause damage to the body, just as any physical activity potentially can. It has its own set of injuries, with different types found at each level of expertise.
Conversion reactions are those where there are neurological symptoms, such as fainting, or loss of sensation in a part of the body.
Dr. Theriot answers questions about fractures and a parent's concern regarding an article about vaccinations and hair loss.