Spastic Cerebral Palsy for Parents
Kids with spastic CP have stiff muscles in the upper part of the body, the lower part, or both.
Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy for Parents
Dyskinetic CP, or athetoid CP, is a type of CP. Kids with dyskinetic CP have trouble controlling muscle movement.
First Aid: Strains and Sprains for Parents
Here's what to do if you think your child has pulled or torn a muscle, ligament, or tendon.
Cerebral Palsy for Parents
Cerebral palsy (CP) affects a child's muscle tone, movement, and more. This article explains causes, diagnosis, treatment, and coping.
Growth Plate Fractures for Parents
Injuries to growth plates, which produce new bone tissue and determine the final length and shape of bones in adulthood, must be treated so that bones heal properly.
Ataxic Cerebral Palsy for Parents
Kids with ataxic CP have trouble with balance. They may walk with their legs farther apart than other kids. And they can have trouble knowing exactly where something is.
Answer Key: Bones, Muscles, and Joints (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators
This answer key is part of the Teacher's Guide on Bones, Muscles, and Joints for grades 9 to 12.
Splints for Teens
A splint is a support device that keeps an injured area from moving. Doctors often use splints to hold bones and joints in place so they can heal after a fracture.
Quiz: Bones, Muscles, and Joints (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators
This quiz is part of the Teacher's Guide on Bones, Muscles, and Joints for grades 9 to 12.
As your child moves toward adulthood, learn the tools you need to make the transition as smooth as possible. This 6-step checklist can help.