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Muskegon, MI

945. E. Sherman Blvd.
P. 231.737.4374

Grand Rapids, MI

4095 Park East Court SE
P: 616.259.4028

Grand Haven, MI

16760 Lincoln Street
P: 616.935.3300

NOCHS, Grand Haven, MI

1015 S. Beacon Blvd.
P: 616.847.5293

pediatric Tag

What is it with those baby helmets?

Most people know a niece/nephew, grandchild or friend’s child who has worn these cute helmets for some amount of time, but why are they wearing it? These helmets are called Cranial Remolding Orthoses and are often used when a child has developed significant head flattening (typically in a back quadrant of the head, called plagiocephaly), to the degree that they may need help directing the growth of the head to ensure symmetry of the cranium, ears, eye...

March Pediatric Patients of the Month! Bennie and Johnny!

Benjamin and Jonathan Stout have been making great progress in speech therapy over the past few months. These adorable twin boys ALWAYS arrive at therapy with big smiles on their faces and greet their speech therapist, Ms. Jen, with a “hi”. They are always eager to participate in therapy activities and have each met many of their individual speech and language goals. Both boys are now using 3-word utterances to...

Chronic Pain and Pediatrics

Parenting is hard. Hands down. So how do parents deal with pain in their children that is not easy to explain, or that persists for a long time (>3 months)? Chronic pain in children is a very tricky thing to navigate, as children cannot always communicate their problems and needs in a way that is clear for adults to understand. Sometimes pain in a child presents more like emotional outbursts, withdrawal,...

November Pediatric Patient of the Month!

Meet Mason, the November Pediatric Patient of the Month! Mason has been working with Physical and Occupational Therapy. Occupational Therapist, Sarah Murphy has been helping Mason strengthen his upper body! Sarah says, "Mason has been making such great progress in occupational therapy! He arrives with a big smile and enthusiastic, "Hi, how are you?" each week. He puts forth his best effort in his sessions and has made great improvements in...

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