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Getting Back On Track With ALIF: A Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion

Getting Back On Track With ALIF: A Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion

After two years of trying to find relief from her back pain, Lisa was referred to UW Health spine surgeon Dr. Seth Williams. He recommended a minimally-invasive spinal fusion procedure called Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF). Lisa says, "The s...
3/23/2017 | Getting Back On Track With ALIF: A Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion

Wellness at UW Health at The American Center

Wellness at UW Health at The American Center

Let the expert instructors from our Wellness program at UW Health at The American Center show you how it's done. These demonstrations are taken directly from classes available at our Wellness Studio. Yoga     Aerial Yoga...
3/21/2017 | Wellness at UW Health at The American Center

Music Therapy: Helping Kids Adjust to the Hospital

Music Therapy: Helping Kids Adjust to the Hospital

American Family Children's Hospital offers music therapy as a way to help our young patients cope with pain and reduce the stress and anxiety they sometimes feel when staying in the hospital.
3/09/2017 | Music Therapy: Helping Kids Adjust to the Hospital

Donor Egg Program: Dr. Christina Broadwell

Donor Egg Program: Dr. Christina Broadwell

Generations Fertility Care in Madison, Wisconsin, is pleased to offer a Donor Egg Program. This program uses donor gametes (eggs or sperm) to help in the production of an embryo. While frozen sperm has traditionally been reliable, recent technol...
3/08/2017 | Donor Egg Program: Dr. Christina Broadwell

Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

Diagnosed with a heart disorder, the medication Keith McCarter took caused him to gain so much weight he was removed from the transplant waiting list. Referred to the UW Health Surgical Weight Management program, he lost so much weight, he no longer ...
2/02/2017 | Weight Management Program Participation Makes Transplant Unnecessary

Recycling Car Seats

Recycling Car Seats

American Family Children's Hospital Safe Kids coordinator Nicole Veseley demonstrates how to properly recycle your car seat.Make An AppointmentView our car seat check calendarLearn More About Car Seat SafetyKeeps Kids Safe With the Proper Car Seat
1/24/2017 | Recycling Car Seats

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila

Diagnosed with omphalocele, a rare abdominal wall defect, while still in the womb, Lila received a care plan at American Family Children's Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that accommodated her parents' visual impairments.
12/06/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Lila's Story

UW Health Sports Concussion Rehabilitation

UW Health Sports Concussion Rehabilitation

After sustaining a concussion, Liz continued to have headaches, neck pain and difficulty with concentration as well as an intolerance to cardiovascular exercise. UW Health Sports Rehabilitation helped Liz overcome her concussion symptoms and return t...
12/02/2016 | UW Health Sports Concussion Rehabilitation

Biofeedback Video Games Help Kids' Incontinence Issues

Biofeedback Video Games Help Kids

UW Health pediatric urologists at American Family Children's Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, provide complete diagnosis, consultation and surgical treatment in all areas of genitourinary diseases that afflict children, including innovative care for c...
11/23/2016 | Biofeedback Video Games Help Kids' Incontinence Issues

Music to My Ears: Lexi's Remarkable Story

Music to My Ears: Lexi

Born deaf, Lexi came to Madison and American Family Children's Hospital's Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat program for cochlear implant surgery. The first words she heard after surgery were her mom's: "Hi, Lexi. We love you."
11/22/2016 | Music to My Ears: Lexi's Remarkable Story