Did you know that in 2011, approximately 188,400 children under the age of 15 were given emergency care for toy-related injuries? In fact, more than one-third of those injured were under 5 years old.
Yearly Archives: 2017
The holidays are coming up, and we know that everyone is looking forward to enjoying a holiday meal with their family and friends. But, for parents of children with food allergies, this time of year can bring uncertainty and unease. … Continue reading
An abnormal curve of the spine, resembling an “S” or “C” may be scoliosis, a common musculoskeletal disorder. Scoliosis is especially common in adolescents, but can affect adults as well, often for varying reasons.
For new moms (and even experienced ones) breastfeeding a newborn baby can be one of the most complicated and misunderstood aspects of motherhood. Many mothers and mothers-to-be have unanswered questions about breastfeeding that could help ease the process. Here are … Continue reading
We are back to regular operations after Hurricane Irma! Thank you to our patients for being patient while we waited on power to come back to our offices.
Trampolines are commonplace in many backyards across the country. Children spend countless summer hours on trampolines, but the danger of trampoline use was put back into the spotlight recently after a three-year-old boy in Florida was injured on a trampoline and … Continue reading
If you’re going to the beach or you’re heading outside for a day in the sun, the first thing you should do is apply sunscreen. It helps block harmful UV rays that can cause burns, blisters, and even skin cancer. … Continue reading
It’s summer time, school is out of session, and your child just gained a lot of extra free time. This is a cycle parents will go through for a number of years, so it’s important to make the most of … Continue reading
As the weather gets warmer, it can be a fun family activity to spend hot days by a pool or body of water, but taking the right precautions is key. Each year nationwide, approximately 2,600 children are treated in hospital … Continue reading
In the spring and summer, Lyme disease is a worry for nearly everyone who spends time outside. 2017 is shaping up to be even more risky for the disease than usual. There has been a huge amount of growth in … Continue reading