The quick thinking of Nancy Delnay, CNP, is just what Elliott Flor needed to get him through a change in his medication regimen from pills to weekly injections for juvenile dermatomyositis. “Elliott is extremely afraid of needles – to the point he would hide under the table,” said the Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Rheumatology. […]
It’s not unusual for a child to miss a day or two of school with a fever, but if the fever keeps returning with the same symptoms, it may be a sign of something more serious. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses […]
There are many possible causes of joint pain in children, but if it is starting to affect their day-to-day activities, it may be time to visit the doctor. In this Children’s Channel video, Steven Spalding, MD, director of the division of rheumatology at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the signs of joint pain and how it […]
If you saw Molly Norris chasing a soccer ball or celebrating a win with her teammates on Manchester High School girls’ soccer team, you would never know the she has been facing serious health challenges since age 2.
It started off as an idea on her bucket list. Clinical nurse practitioner Nancy Delnay wanted to pass her treasured gluten-free cooking secrets to her family in a cookbook. She wasn’t expecting much interest beyond her circle of family and friends, but now finds herself preparing to order a second round of copies.
Does your child wake up in the middle of the night crying and complaining that his legs hurt? If so, it could be growing pains. But how can you be sure?