As my children have started to enjoy playing more sports, I realize how competitive sports have become at an earlier age. This is a nationwide trend that is causing those of us in the pediatric world to see more overuse injuries than ever before. What is an overuse injury? An overuse injury is damage to […]
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Amber necklaces are an extreme strangulation risk for young children. They have become almost common place among children in our practice. I am constantly reminding parents to take them off for fear of their young child choking on one of the beads or strangulating on the necklace itself. There is no proven benefit for the […]