MRI (Video) for Teens
This video shows what it's like to get an MRI.
Medical Tests & Procedures for Teens
Learn about some common medical tests and procedures - how they work and why people need them - in these articles and videos for teens.
Compression Fracture of the Spine for Teens
A compression fracture of the spine is when one of the vertebrae (bones that form the spine) collapses. Find out more in this article for teens.
Strokes for Teens
Strokes are more common in older adults, but teens can have one too. This "brain attack" happens when blood flow to the brain stops, even for a second.
Osteomyelitis for Teens
Sometimes a bad cut that gets infected can lead to even worse things, like a bone infection called osteomyelitis. The easiest way to protect yourself is to practice good hygiene.
Videos for Teens for Teens
Our videos explain health concepts, offer personal perspectives, and more.
Jumper's Knee for Teens
Jumper's knee is an overuse injury that happens when frequent jumping, running, and changing direction damages the patellar tendon.
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) for Teens
A good, stable connection at your hip joint is what lets you walk, run, make that jump shot, and shake it on the dance floor. But in some teens – particularly those who are obese – the hip joint is weakened by slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE).
Meniscus Tears for Teens
The key to healing meniscus tears is not to get back into play too quickly. Find out what meniscus tears are and how to treat them.
Burner (Stinger) for Teens
Burners - also called stingers - usually happen in the neck or shoulder. They take their name from the burning or stinging sensation they cause. Find out how to treat burners - and prevent them.