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AffloVest

What is the AffloVest?

Posted On: July 28, 2022 by Life Tech in: ALS, Asthma, Cerebral Palsy, Cystic Fibrosis, General, Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

The AffloVest was first developed in 2013 and it is the pioneer in portable and mobile mechanical vest therapy. AffloVest is a proven high-frequency chest wall oscillation therapy designed to provide patients with the freedom and mobility to customize...
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ASD

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

Posted On: April 9, 2022 by Life Tech in: Autism, Pediatrics

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), also known as autism, is a disorder that refers to a broad range of conditions and challenges with social skills, behavior, speech and nonverbal communication. Because autism is a spectrum disorder, there are a wide range...
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Poison

The Dangers of Poisons with Children and How to Prevent Them

Posted On: March 26, 2022 by Life Tech in: Child, Pediatrics

National Poison Prevention Week is a week in March that highlights the dangers of poisonings and how you can prevent them. This is especially important if you have children in your house who love to explore and tend to get into anything that they can....
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Head Injury

Common Head Injuries in Children

Posted On: March 12, 2022 by Life Tech in: Pediatrics

Head injuries are a broad term that describes the plethora of injuries that occur to the scalp, skull, brain or any underlying tissue and blood vessels in a child's head and is the most common disability and death. The head injury can be as mild as...
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Tags: Children, Head Injury

Heart Health

Heart Health Month: Recognizing Heart Problems in Children

Posted On: February 12, 2022 by Life Tech in: Heart Defects, Pediatrics

As February is American Heart Month, we wanted to cover an important topic and that is recognizing heart problems in children. Approximately one in every 100 children has a health problem, which may also be referred to as a heart defect or congenital...
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Tags: Heart

Better Sleep

Help Your Child Get Better Sleep in the New Year

Posted On: January 28, 2022 by Life Tech in: Pediatrics, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

The new year represents a new opportunity for all of us to develop better habits. But you don’t have to just focus on developing healthier habits for yourself. It’s also a perfect time to help your...
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Tags: Better Sleep, Childs Sleep, Pediatric Sleep

Medically Fragile Child

Defining the Term “Medically Fragile Child”

Posted On: January 14, 2022 by Life Tech in: Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

Every child is special and has unique needs, but some children have specific healthcare needs. For some, these needs may be so severe that the child is referred to as “medically fragile” or “medically complex.” If...
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Tags: Medically Complex, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

Gift Ideas for Your Medically Fragile Child

Gift Ideas for Your Medically Fragile Child

Posted On: November 19, 2021 by Life Tech in: Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

With the holiday season approaching, it is time to start thinking about what you are going to get your children. By getting your medically fragile child a gift that can emulate what they are going through, it can lift their spirits...
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Tags: Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatric

Sleep

Does My Child Have Sleep Apnea?

Posted On: November 5, 2021 by Life Tech in: CPAP, Pediatrics, Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea can affect anyone from children to adults; however, they are slightly different from one another. If you are thinking that your child may be suffering from sleep apnea, there are some things you should know such as what causes...
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Tags: CPAP, Pediatric Sleep Apnea, Sleep Apnea

airway clearance device

How Do Airway Clearance Devices Help?

Posted On: October 29, 2021 by Life Tech in: Airway Clearance, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatrics

If you’re the parent of a child with a respiratory condition such as cystic fibrosis or chronic bronchitis, you know the struggles they face with mucus and sputum build-up in the lungs. These issues are concerning and...
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Tags: Airway Clearance, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatrics

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