Orthopedic Institute Blog

A Family Guide to a Healthy, Safe Halloween

Posted on October 27, 2016

Halloween is fast approaching – have you mentally prepared for navigating this holiday in which your kids will be amped for a sugar rush and you’ve got the added pressure of delivering great decorations, costumes and candy at your doorstep?

5 Outdoor Safety Tips for Parents

Posted on September 30, 2016

Whether it’s the summertime cabin fever that spurs you to send your kids out of doors or the after-school energy burst, there are ample opportunities year-round for your children to clock some outdoors time. And if you remember the importance of safety, these outdoor times can be a positive,...

5 Things About Concussions Every Parent Should Know

Posted on September 15, 2016

Most parents, especially those with active children, believe that the benefits of sports and consistent activity far outweigh the risks. School sports can teach children leadership skills, team participation and make them more engaged in school. However, parents of active children and teenagers...

5 Things Kids Learn From School Sports

Posted on September 08, 2016

Everyone knows that school sports are a great way for kids to develop physical skills, exercise, make new friends, have fun, and learn to be a team member. But there are other benefits you may not even be aware of.

Partnering for Positive Change: Orthopedic Institute and Shriners Hospital Team Up for Children's Health Screening

Posted on June 10, 2016

Teaming up with fellow, like-minded organizations can yield some exceptionally positive results. That’s why our recent team-up with Shriners Hospitals for Children® proved to exceed our expectations.

10 Ways to Be a Great Sports Parent

Posted on May 04, 2016

You’re your own child’s biggest cheering section – there’s no doubt about that. But when it comes to being a great sports-parent, it’s more than wearing their number, painting your face and shouting some “rah-rahs.”