(Cox7 advertiser) Stress is a part of everyone's life, even children experience stress. Whether it's homework, after school activities, or social media - kids these days are stressed out.So how do you keep your kids from feeling stressed? First, talk to your kids and ask them if they are feeling overwhelmed by anything in their lives. Explain it's okay to feel this way. Encourage them to talk things through and to use words that clearly identify emotions like angry or sad. Manage the stress. Make sure your kids have unstructured playtime, a full night's sleep, get physical activity during the day and limit screen time. If you see your child is stressed have them take a few deep breaths. Or give them a hug. The comfort of physical contact is one of the best stress-relievers available. It's important to help your family create coping strategies now so stress doesn't have a negative impact later. For more in...
(Cox7 advertiser) Phoenix Children’s Center for Pediatric Orthopedics ranks as the sixth largest program of its kind in the united states based on patient volume. The center is dedicated to offering the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art care for children who have experienced musculoskeletal injury or are living with related diseases or conditions. One of the hospital’s six centers of excellence, the group of six fellowship-trained physicians provide orthopedic surgical and non-surgical care to children and teens. Among some of the complex conditions treated: lifelong musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders like cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and spina bifida.
(Cox7 advertiser) Phoenix Children's Hospital's state of the art motion analysis lab is helping to improve movement for kids like Kaitlynn. Kaitlynn has a neurological disorder called dystonia that affects her movement. The lab is the only one of its kind in Arizona dedicated to treating children who have sports injuries or musculo-skeletal disorders. Using 3-D technology and special software, engineers and physical therapists analyze a child's movements and assist physicians in creating the best treatment path.
(Cox7 advertiser) The Pediatric Movement Disorders Program at Barrow at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is helping kids with unique neurologic conditions. Pediatric movement disorders affect purposeful movement in children and adolescents. Patients experience abnormal muscle tone and/or unwanted movements that disrupt their quality of life. Conditions they treat include spasticity and cerebral palsy, tics and Tourette syndrome, dystonia, chorea, ataxia, myoclonus and gait disorders. The neurosurgeons, neurologists and rehabilitation specialists at the Cerebral Palsy and Pediatric Movement Disorders Program at Barrow at Phoenix Children's are dedicated to help children living with movement disorders have rich, fulfilling lives.
(Cox7 advertiser) Phoenix Children's Hospital provides comprehensive evaluations and surgical treatment for pediatric patients with pectus excavatum. Pectus excavatum is an indentation of the chest. Other names include funnel chest, concave chest, or simply pectus. We show you the story of Seth and how Phoenix Children's Hospital was able to help him with their revolutionary medical procedure. Phoenix Children's is one of the foremost hospitals performing the pectus procedure.
(Cox7 advertiser) The Dermatology Department at Phoenix Children's Hospital is the only full-time pediatric dermatology service in Arizona. The Department provides the latest medications and technology available for the specialized treatment of all skin disease and disorders in infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
(Cox7 advertiser) For the past six years Phoenix Children’s Hospital has been ranked by US News and World Report as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country. For many children and their families hope lives at PCH. Dr. Stacy Nicholson is Physician in Chief at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. PCH is, by bed count, the sixth largest children’s hospital in the United States right now, making the cancer center at PCH very large. The size of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders means the center has sub-specialists for; leukemia, bone marrow transplant, solid tumor, etc. Each specialist has a deeper knowledge of that particular tumor, more than a general oncologist would. That expertise, coupled with the patient-centered, family-centered care provided at PCH makes it a very special place for kids with cancer. The new clinic being built will be a facility to advan...
Phoenix Children's Hospital has the only comprehensive Sports Medicine Program in the state that caters to the unique needs of child and teen athletes.
(Cox7 advertiser) The comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program at Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital uses state-of-the-art medical equipment, cutting edge technology and a multidisciplinary team of physicians to treat patients with complex epilepsy. The program is home to Arizona’s only Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, a specialized unit for children with all types of events believed to be seizures.