Physical Therapy for Teens
Physical therapy helps people get back to full strength and movement - and manage pain - in key parts of the body after an illness or injury.
Physical Therapy for Parents
Doctors often recommend physical therapy for kids who have been injured or have movement problems from an illness, disease, or disability. Learn more about PT.
Going to a Physical Therapist for Kids
Physical therapy uses exercises and other special treatments to help people move their bodies. Find out more in this article for kids.
Occupational Therapy for Parents
Occupational therapy can help improve kids' cognitive, physical, and motor skills and enhance their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.
Arthrogryposis for Parents
Children with arthrogryposis have stiff joints that don't move well. Treatments like splinting, bracing, therapy, and surgery help kids get the best range of motion.
Muscular Dystrophy for Parents
Muscular dystrophy is a disorder that weakens a person's muscles over time. People who have the disease can gradually lose the ability to do everyday tasks.
Gene Therapy and Children for Parents
Gene therapy carries the promise of cures for many diseases and for types of medical treatment most of us would not have thought possible.
Who's Who in the Hospital for Parents
Parents are likely to be stressed when a child is hospitalized, and questions about the people providing medical care and what roles they play can add to the confusion. Our guide can help.
Newborn Brachial Plexus Injuries for Parents
During childbirth, a brachial plexus injury can happen if the baby's neck is stretched to one side.
Klinefelter Syndrome for Parents
Boys with this condition have an extra "X" chromosome that prevents them from developing normally during puberty. But hormone treatments, counseling, and other therapies can help.