Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many students remain in a distance learning arrangement or hybrid model with at least some schooling taking place from home. An ergonomically correct remote learning setup is important because it can help prevent long-term problems with posture and help avoid discomfort. To help parents ensure their children and teens have the […]
Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
Jennifer and Justin Charles had experienced a smooth pregnancy until 27 weeks, when doctors discovered that Jennifer had lost most of the amniotic fluid around their growing baby boy. Worried there had been a rupture in the amniotic sac, Jennifer and Justin prepared themselves for a premature birth. Further testing showed the complications were caused […]
Shortly after birth, Angelina was diagnosed with polymicrogyria. She remains under the care of many CHOC clinicians. Part of her treatment includes working with a speech and language pathologist, helping her eat by mouth.
Lily’s big sister, Makenna loved her before she was even born. Seeing the way CHOC’s rehabilitation services team cared for Lily inspired her to give back.
Nico’s birth was full of surprises for his mom Jennifer. The biggest one being that he was a boy, when all along she had been expecting a daughter. That wasn’t the only unexpected realization. He lacked a fully-formed tibia (the bone that connects the knee and ankle), was missing his left thumb, and had several structural heart […]
When Noah was born last May, his parents Lauren and John were expecting a healthy baby boy. They were shocked to learn that prenatal ultrasounds had missed several heart defects. Lauren, a CHOC occupational therapist, knew that CHOC was the right place to care for him.
When Rayann was 16 months old, he caught what looked like a simple cold. Soon, he was in CHOC’s pediatric intensive care unit fighting for his life. Now four years old, he is in Transitional Kindergarten and inspires those around him with his strength and courage to overcome so much at a young age.