Concussion in Children

by Alan Shahtaji, DO A concussion is an injury to the brain that can result from direct trauma to the head or indirect injury (i.e. whiplash). This is a transient process and no structural damage is seen on imaging, such as a CAT scan or MRI of the brain. A concussed child most often complains […]

“Apophysitis”: A Common Cause of Knee Pain in Children

by Kenneth Taylor MD Knee pain is all too familiar to many adults, and is a frequent complaint of active children as well.  Children and adolescents are susceptible to knee pain during periods of rapid growth.  Muscles and tendons that are used and over-used during sports and play tend to contract and tighten while long […]