Preventing Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes
Over the past 20 years more children are participating in organized and recreational athletics. With so many young athletes playing sports, it’s no wonder injuries are common. Half of all sports medicine injuries in children and teens are from overuse. What is an Overuse Injury? An overuse injury is damage to a bone, muscle, ligament, […]
September 28, 2021read more
COVID: Back to School Guidance 2021-22
What to do if a child reports a new Covid-19 diagnosis. Parents are advised to keep their children home and quarantine for 10 days from the onset of their symptoms OR 10 days from the date of their positive test if symptom free. The ill student can return to school and end isolation once the […]
August 17, 2021read more
What Should You Know About HFMD?
Hand, foot, and mouth disease (cause by the coxsackie virus) is a viral infection that is most common in children under 5 years old, though anyone can get it. It is not considered a serious illness, but it is very contagious and tends to spread very quickly through schools and daycares. . What should I look for […]
April 9, 2021read more
Be A Buddy, Not A Bully!
Bullying It’s Not Okay! BULLYING AFFECTS ALL CHILDREN There are 3 types of bullying: Physical, Verbal, and Social Bullying happens: Primarily at school and when adults are not watching through e-mail or instant messaging but, can happen at any time. TALK WITH YOUR CHILD ABOUT BULLYING Even if you do not think your child is […]
March 26, 2021read more
Can you see what I see?
Give your eyes a screen-time break! Children spend more time than ever staring at digital screens—on computers, tablets, TVs, smartphones, and other devices. All that screen time can take a toll on children’s well being, including how their 👀 may feel. Staring at a screen for long stretches without taking breaks can cause symptoms such […]
March 12, 2021read more
Scrub-A-Dub-Dub: Bath Time Safety.
How often do babies need a bath once they are home? Newborns do not need a bath every day. They rarely sweat or get dirty enough to need a full bath that often. Three baths per week during baby’s first year may be enough. Bathing more frequently can dry out your baby’s skin. Can my […]
March 4, 2021read more