Kids Health Matters
Archive: August, 2016
Innovation and Research
A significant portion of children who have chronic care conditions – many of whom are already on numerous medications – might benefit from the low-risk and non-toxic benefits of acupuncture.
Aug. 29, 2016
Care Coordination Helps Gillette Families in Greater Minnesota
The Dudley family from Bemidji, Minnesota is grateful for the care coordination at Gillette. It allows Shantel and Kent Dudley to spend more time with their six children who are considered to be medically fragile.
Aug. 24, 2016
Family Speaks Out on Dangers of Drinking and Driving
As the Bodell family returned home from an afternoon of bowling, an intoxicated driver plowed into their car. Three-year-old Havana Bodell sustained a spinal cord injury. Less than a year later, the family is speaking out about the dangers of driving under the influence.
Aug. 23, 2016
Steven Koop, MD, Has Put Patients First for 30 Years
For 30 years, Steven Koop, MD, has believed that all of medicine is about "Someone who says, 'Help,' and someone in the other chair to say, 'That's my work. To help you.'"
Aug. 19, 2016
Neurology and Neurosurgery
Redefining Colten’s Childhood After Mystery Illness
Colten's family thought he'd come down with the stomach flu. Then his illness became something much more severe. Learn how a Gillette pediatric neurologist and Colten’s rehabilitation team helped him reclaim his childhood.
Aug. 16, 2016
Girl Scout’s Greatest Achievement is Being a Kid
Born a micro preemie weighing less than one pound, Ava came to Gillette when she began missing milestones. See how far this active 9-year-old has come as a result of treatments informed by gait and motion analysis data.
Aug. 11, 2016
My Gillette Story
A Miracle Carried Out By Many Hands
When Willi fell off his longboard, sustaining a life-threatening brain injury, what followed was the night all parents fear. Hear from his mom, Mary, about the recovery she calls "miraculous" and the doctors and nurses she describes as "amazing."
Aug. 10, 2016
Rare Surgery Helps Donovan Live an Active Life
When a routine X-Ray revealed that Donovan's scoliosis had worsened to a severe 94 degrees, he underwent a life-saving surgery to straighten his spine. See why Donovan is living up to his name, which means "courageous."
Aug. 9, 2016