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Food Allergy Basics

Food allergies, which can lead to serious or even life-threatening allergic reactions, develop when the body’s immune system has an abnormal reaction to one or more proteins in a food. In general, the incidence of food allergy has increased over…

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Earbuds and Hearing Loss

These days, it seems as if you can’t turn around without seeing someone wearing a pair of earbuds connected to an iPod or other portable music player. It’s common for kids of all ages to plug in, especially while riding…

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Safe Sleep for Baby

We’ve all heard Mother Goose’s lullaby “Rock-a-bye Baby.” While even new parents agree that a treetop is not the place for an infant, can they rest knowing their baby is safe in his crib? Nearly ten years ago, the American…

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Bedwetting Solutions

Bedwetting, or nocturnal enuresis, can be very stressful for kids and their families, but the vast majority of the 8 million bedwetters between the ages of six and fifteen can be successfully treated. Not considered a disease, bedwetting is a…

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Heads First

For children of all ages, staying active is part of a healthy lifestyle while developing social, emotional, and physical skills, but there are risks. Each year, about 135,000 children ages 5 to 18 are seen in emergency rooms for sports…

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Prominent Ears?

While they don’t result in hearing issues for anyone, prominent ears can have a significant psychological impact on children. Most kids (and the parents who love them) do not sense a problem until six or so, when children start to become…

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The Overhead Athlete

Waiting for my daughter’s lacrosse practice to finish, I observed a father and son pitching a baseball. As a physical therapist with a keen interest in human biomechanics, I was interested in the boy’s throwing technique. The young boy was…

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Spring is here! And everyone should be able to enjoy the beautiful weather. Unfortunately, many people have some of their worst allergy symptoms in the spring. Runny nose, congestion, sneezing, itchy eyes, and wheezing – just to name a few…

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Parents’ Wake-Up Call

Life just seems to get busier and busier for our kids. The schoolwork, music lessons, and activities get harder and harder to fit into the day, so the bedtime slips later and later into the night. There is an epidemic…

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Facts of Lice

New guidelines published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have brought attention to a tiny nuisance we all dread – head lice. Nothing can make a rational adult crazier than the mere mention of these pests. Just the thought…

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