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.