Following a summer accident, a Canfield family is thankful treatment was available locally. On July 11, 2019, Brock Baker fell out of a tree house, breaking his arm. When his friend called Brock’s mother, Kym, she told him to go to Akron Children’s Hospital Emergency Department in Boardman. Kym works for the hospital as director […]
Tallmadge High School sophomore Maya King, age 15, barely remembers a time when scoliosis wasn’t part of her life. Diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic scoliosisliosis at age 7, Maya and her family are doing everything in their power to keep her curve from progressing. One of the main reasons, according to Maya’s mom, Laura, is so […]
If you ask Dr. Anthony Silverio, he’s a kid walking the halls of Akron Children’s Hospital in big-kid shoes. He says that perspective helps him better connect with children and their families on a daily basis as our newest pediatric surgeon in Orthopedics. So it’s no surprise he takes a tender, positive — and sometimes […]
Dedication and hard work are ideal qualities in a young dancer, but can also lead to injury concerns without proper precautions. In this video, Dr. Patrick Riley, Jr., discusses typical overuse injuries in dancers and how to prevent them.
First, I would like to start by saying that it is hard to choose just one story because all of my experiences at Akron Children’s Hospital have been exceptional.