Tag Archives: children

Jan
9
2013
Perlman2

Q1. What’s the best way to explain to a child what will happen to them while they’re asleep during surgery, especially the fact that the doctor will be “opening them … More…

Sep
5
2012
Kids making pizza

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. It happens to also be Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Month and Whole Grains Month—this is perfect as all of these go hand in … More…

Aug
23
2012
Students

As children are preparing to go back to school this month, parents should keep in mind the following orthopedics check-list: 1. Backpacks: Back-to-school shopping usually includes a new backpack.  There are … More…

Jun
7
2012

Treatment Options for Scoliosis

by Dr. Matthew Cunningham
Early onset scoliosis

Scoliosis is a spinal condition estimated to affect 2-3% of the population, and when severe, can threaten lung and heart function. More…

Jun
4
2012
Detect scoliosis in children

Avoiding scoliosis and maintaining good posture are universal concerns among parents today. Many of these parents may be surprised to know that small curves are a normal part of spine anatomy. Julia Hale, Physician … More…