Meditation and The Mindful Child

Meditation is well known for reducing stress and helping with concentration in adults, but did you know that children also receive benefits? Benefits of Meditation A study published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing found that children who meditated had a decrease...

The Dangers of Sport Specialization

Across the country, sport specialization continues to be popular within youth sports, as parents and young athletes chase athletic stardom and college scholarships. In some cases, athletes as young as 11 years old are being asked to sign ‘contracts’ where they commit...

How We Can Help The Injured Brain

The majority of patients with mild traumatic brain injuries recover within seven to 10 days. If concussion signs and symptoms continue beyond seven days, the diagnosis changes from acute concussion to post-concussion syndrome. Unfortunately, some patients continue to...

Another Miracle Mattress

Your grandparents just didn’t have this problem when they shopped for a new mattress. And your parents probably didn’t have it either. What problem are we talking about? Too much variety! There are so many different kinds of mattresses to choose from today that the...

Better Get Some Ice on That… Or is it Heat?

The question of whether to apply ice or heat to a particular injury is a familiar one for many people—and especially for parents who see more than their fair share of kids’ cuts, bumps and bruises. We know we want to relieve the pain, reduce swelling and speed...