With poses named shavasana, halasana and chaturanga, yoga may seem mysterious to those who have never practiced. In this Children’s Channel video, Beatrica Kovacova, a physical therapy assistant at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares her thoughts on how this ancient Indian discipline can benefit budding yogis of all ages.
What may start as a question from your 9-year-old about body odor could quickly evolve into “the talk” if your answers spark her curiosity. In this Children’s Channel video, Jessica Castonguay, DO, MPH, an adolescent medicine physician at Akron Children’s Hospital, recommends letting your child provide the cues they are ready, and responding in an […]
New faces, and a few familiar faces, graced Akron Children’s Hospital’s top “In the Moment” photos in February. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Happy 13th Birthday to the Hanselman sextuplets – Isabella, Sophia, Kyle, Logan, Alex and Lucy! […]
Preparing a child for college can present challenges for both parent and student. In this Children’s Channel video, Julie Wyatt, CNP, an adolescent medicine nurse practitioner at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers some practical tips to help ensure your college-bound child leaves the nest with more than a wing and a prayer.
Belly aches and bright red blood in the urine are signs that your child may have kidney stones. In this Children’s Channel video, Kirsten Kusumi, MD, a pediatric nephrologist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of this treatable, but painful condition.
For teenagers, the scars left by acne may sometimes be more than skin deep. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephen Sondike, MD, medical director of adolescent medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses addresses the physical and emotional treatments for this teenage malady.