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  • Compression Fracture of the Spine for Parents


    A compression fracture of the spine is when the vertebrae (bones that form the spine) collapses. People with weakened bones can get them from a minor fall or with no trauma at all.

  • First Aid & Injuries for Teens


    Learn what to do for common problems like bug bites or nosebleeds, including situations when you need to see a doctor.

  • Bones, Muscles & Joints for Teens


    This section has information on conditions like scoliosis and injuries like ACL tears and broken bones.

  • Sports Injuries for Parents


    Info on common sports injuries and how they're treated.

  • Bones & Muscles for Parents


    Info on breaks, sprains, tears, and other problems that can affect the bones and muscles.

  • Spondylolysis for Parents


    Spondylolysis is a very common cause of lower back pain in kids, teens, and young adults. It usually heals quickly with rest and other nonsurgical treatments.

  • Safety & First Aid for Teens


    From camping to the Internet, we'll help you get prepared to protect yourself and deal with emergencies.

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bone Disease) for Parents


    Osteogenesis imperfecta (or brittle bone disease) prevents the body from building strong bones. People with OI have bones that might break easily.

  • Broken Bones for Teens


    Bones are tough stuff - but even tough stuff can break. Find out what happens when a bone fractures.

  • X-Ray Exam: Cervical Spine for Parents


    This X-ray can, among other things, help find the cause of neck, shoulder, upper back, or arm pain. It's commonly done after someone has been in an automobile or other accident.