In Touch With You Blog

Recognizing Delays In A Child’s Gross Motor Development

10/20/2017

Gross motor development involves the muscle groups required for larger-whole body. It is the development of these muscles that enable a child to hold their head up, roll, sit, crawl, and eventually walk, run, and skip.

From a Fractured Ankle to the Finish Line

10/13/2017

Fractured ankles are among the most common orthopedic injuries and are often caused by a fall.

For Adam Guerrero, 33, of Rancho Cucamonga, a fall at a local rock climbing gym landed him in the Emergency Department. He was diagnosed with a fracture in his left ankle...and as an avid runner with three races scheduled on his calendar, his disappointment was obvious.

Is Your Child’s Backpack Making the Grade?

9/21/2017

Fall seems the perfect time to talk about student backpack safety and injury prevention. The following news release from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) lays out the injury risks associated with carrying an overloaded or improperly worn backpack and provides tips and suggestions for safe backpack use. Read the APTA’s article to help you protect your children. The tips and suggestions are also applicable to anyone who carries a backpack for work or leisure activities.

Women’s Health Care is a Local Issue

7/26/2017

Long before the advent of the Affordable Care Act, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC), was making big strides towards improving access to care for women in our immediate and surrounding communities.

Water Safety is a Priority!

7/20/2017

Its hot outside and many parents take to the pool to help their children cool off and burn some energy. While it can be fun for the whole family, safety needs to come first.