Lerner Children's Pavilion Pediatric Newsletter
Spring/Summer 2016
The Lerner Children’s Pavilion Pediatric E-Newsletter shares educational articles on sports injuries, cutting-edge treatments, pediatric conditions, and helpful infographics just for kids. We hope you find it informative - enjoy!

What's the Difference Between a Strain, a Sprain, and a Fracture?

We push our bodies to the limit on a regular basis, and sometimes we pay for it with lingering pain afterwards. But when is that discomfort a strain, a sprain, or a fracture?

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Infographic: Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Children don’t always recognize the need to replenish fluids. Daphne A. Scott, MD primary care sports medicine doctor at the HSS Stamford Outpatient Center, shares the best way for kids to stay hydrated in this infographic.

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Magnetic Lengthening Rods Are Nothing Short of Magic

Chief of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Roger F. Widmann, MD describes how the introduction of magnetic lengthening rods changed how HSS treated two siblings, 4 years apart.

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Anesthesia: Providing Comfort with Minimal Risks

When children are facing a complex surgery and daunting rehab, anesthesia is a common concern. Those precious moments before and after “going under” are very much front of mind for the anesthesiology team at HSS.

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Our New Art Collection is a Therapy All Its Own

When the Lerner Children’s Pavilion opened at HSS in 2012, it was the result of years of meticulous planning. Every inch of the expansive, 31,000-square-foot space was designed with young patients and their families in mind.

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Amazing Progress. Superior Outcomes.

If you were a young scoliosis patient before the early 1960s, your surgical treatments would have been fairly limited. Over the ensuing decades, innovations in treatment are providing patients with superior outcomes. 

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What Is Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Think arthritis is a condition for the over-65 set? Think again.

Juvenile arthritis is surprisingly common: It affects some 300,000 children in the United States.

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