Diseases & Conditions

Chronic Swelling: Lymphedema Defined

The lymphatic system is an intricate system of vessels in the body that drains fluid – lymph – from the... Read full post »

Epilepsy: Management in School and Sports

Epilepsy can be a challenge for school-aged children, but by partnering with teachers, coaches and caregivers, successful management is entirely... Read full post »

Epilepsy Surgery – Who Can Benefit?

What is epilepsy? Epilepsy means an elevated risk of recurrent unprovoked seizures.  A seizure is caused by an abnormally high... Read full post »

Beware of Bats and Rabies

It’s that time of year again, when ghoulies and goblins take to the streets, begging for treats and accumulating heaps... Read full post »

Scoliosis: Is the Curve in Your Child’s Spine Normal?

Scoliosis is defined as curvature in the spine greater than 10 degrees. Scoliosis is a relatively common condition that causes... Read full post »

Why ACHD Patients Should See a Congenital Cardiologist

Would you take your car to a body shop if it needed new brakes? Of course you wouldn’t. Instead you... Read full post »

Can You Be Cured of Congenital Heart Disease?

If you had heart disease would you see a cardiologist? Most of us would answer “yes.” However, over half of... Read full post »

Virtual Reality: Using Technology in Medical Treatment

A frequent routine. “Flash.” A small line of blood fills the piece of IV tubing before me. As a 28-year-old... Read full post »