Author - Jennifer Joy-Rhomberg
Warmer summer days usher in outdoor sports seasons and more outdoor play. They may also usher in more broken bones in children. If your child breaks a bone and it’s a stable fracture, meaning they don’t need surgery or a stay in the hospital right away, the emergency room will likely instruct parents to follow up with an orthopedist. As a certified pediatric nurse at Shriners Hospitals for Children® — Chicago, I wanted to offer some advice on what to know and what to bring to that orthoped...Posted on June 25, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As experts in scoliosis – and other orthopedic and spine conditions – we at Shriners Hospitals for Children are passionate about backpack safety which promotes good spine health. As your kiddos head back to school, please follow these important tips to ensure safe backpack wear.
Facts About Backpacks
Used correctly, backpacks can be a good way to carry all the books, supplies and personal items needed for a typical school day. Backpacks are designed to distribute
the weight of ...Posted on September 09, 2013 at 9:44 AM