Author - Jennifer Joy-Rhomberg

Jennifer joy rhomberg

Jennifer Joy-Rhomberg, RN BSN CPN is a Registered Nurse with a variety of nursing experiences, including acute and chronic care of children and adults as well as Case Management in the insurance industry. Her interest in working with children and families with special needs brought her to Shriners Hospital for Children® — Chicago where she has worked for 15 years. The past 9 years she has worked in the Outpatient Clinic at Shriners as an RN Care Coordinator. This experience along with being the mom to 3 boys has made her very familiar with fracture care. She currently works with children whose diagnoses include Neuromuscular Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Clubfoot, Osteogenesis Imperfecta and spinal disorders.

If Your Child Breaks a Bone...Tips from an Orthopedic Nurse

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 by Jennifer Joy-Rhomberg

Backpack Basics for Healthier Kids

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 by Jennifer Joy-Rhomberg