Surprising Dangers of Trampolines for Kids

Trampolines are popular among kids and adults, but there’s no denying they’re dangerous. Whether kids are supervised at an indoor park or jumping on a trampoline in the backyard, there’s always risk for significant injury.

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Childhood Injuries: Sprain vs. Fracture

Your child falls and hurts their wrist. Find out how to tell the difference between a sprain and a fracture — and when to see a doctor. Plus, learn four ways you can help heal a sprain at home using the RICE acronym.

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Regrowing Growth Plates: A Fix for Kids’ Injuries?

Cleveland Clinic researchers are zeroing in on a solution that may one day help children continue to grow normally even after suffering severe injuries to their growth plates. Growth plates: the key to kids’ mature size The secret of a child’s future height and size lies largely in his or her growth plates, the areas … Read More

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