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St. Louis Children's Ranks No. 1 Among Missouri Children's Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...

Patient Stories

Teen Athlete Fights Rare Knee Condition With Surgery, Rehab and Hard Work

When Nina Simpson was 5, her mother enrolled her in a gymnastics program hoping to channel her endless energy. It ...

Mom Docs

Keeping Your Cross Country Runner Healthy and Uninjured

As we head towards the beginning of August, high school sports will be getting back into full swing. Kids will ...

Patient Stories

Relieving Camryn's Scoliosis Pain

Camryn, who has scoliosis, recently returned to school after a thoracic spinal fusion. She is now pain free, her posture ...

Expert Advice

An Opponent Like No Other

Focusing too much on shedding weight to improve performance on the field or court can have major health consequences for ...

Expert Advice

Multiple Sport Advantage

Children are encouraged to be physically active from a young age. For some children, physical activity may include team or ...

Mom Docs

Returning to Sports in the COVID-19 Era

The pandemic has changed life as we know it. Everything looks different than it did six months ago, and that ...

News

St. Louis Children's Ranks No. 1 Among Missouri Children's Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...

Expert Advice

How to Train during a Global Pandemic

Tips for those in the soccer community — players, parents, coaches and referees — to stay active, and even improve ...