Is Scoliosis a Progressive Condition?

Is Scoliosis a Progressive Condition?

If you or your children have scoliosis, chances are that you have wondered if and when it will get worse. Scoliosis is a progressive condition, meaning that the longer you have it, the worse it can become. However, this progressive condition is unique in that it does...
How Can I Know If I Have an STD?

How Can I Know If I Have an STD?

Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDS, are relatively common among Americans. They are so common that it is suspected that one in five people experience one in a given year. Those odds are high enough that you may find yourself wondering if you need to be tested. The...
Can Adult-Onset Asthma Be Managed?

Can Adult-Onset Asthma Be Managed?

Children aren’t the only ones at risk of developing asthma! That may seem surprising, but adults can actually develop asthma later in their lives. Adult-onset asthma is actually more common than you think, but it is often under-diagnosed. You can be at risk of...
How Can I Help With My Child’s Sport Injury?

How Can I Help With My Child’s Sport Injury?

If you have children who enjoy sports, you know that each time they step out onto the court or field, they are at a heightened risk of suffering an injury. Supporting them through their activities can keep you both excited and worried for them! Do you know how you...
Can a Small Fracture Get Worse?

Can a Small Fracture Get Worse?

Bones—we obviously all have them, and they’re what keep us upright and strong. This organ is not only strong and structural, but it’s also a dynamic, ever-changing part of the body. When they break, they often grow back even stronger, and they also grow back quickly....