Growing pains seem to happen during the preschool years and again during preteen years, with most cases reported between the ages of three to five and the ages of eight to 12.

Growing Pains – Are They Real?

It’s the middle of the night and your child wakes up complaining of leg pain for the third time this... Read full post »
Teens, Birth Control and “The Talk” – What You Need to Know

Teens, Birth Control and “The Talk” – What You Need to Know

When it comes to birth control and sexual health, pediatricians are a trusted source of information. If you have a... Read full post »
Baby with congenital muscular torticollis

Recognizing Congenital Muscular Torticollis in Your Newborn

Written by Catie Christensen, DPT and Allison Rish, MPT, Physical Therapy Team All children are born with weak neck muscles... Read full post »

The Importance of Tummy Time

As a new parent, you’ve probably heard the term “tummy time” and been told it is an important part of... Read full post »
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How to Talk to Your Child About Differences

Kids are curious. Parents are protective.  Sometimes these two qualities get in the way of one another, even when we... Read full post »
Baby with headphones

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

Before babies are born, they use their hearing to listen to the sounds around them. Listening specifically to  speech and... Read full post »
Child receiving eye drops

The Parent’s Guide to Pink Eye

Your child wakes up with something new and unexpected: her eyes are matted shut, and she has trouble opening them!... Read full post »
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Shin Splints

Shin splints are a common exercise problem and sports injury, but what exactly does it mean?  The medical term for... Read full post »