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Taking the Weight Off Hypertension

It’s not unusual that 11-year-old Douglas Matthews was undergoing physical therapy at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center—after all, his hip and knee pain was so severe he avoided going outside and walking anywhere.

Ryan Felling, MD

Kids Have Strokes, Too

For no apparent reason, Zander Maclane suddenly started experiencing several episodes of dizziness and fatigue. The Stevensville, Md. six-year-old was often hungry and thirsty, as well, says his mother, Amanda Maclane.

Physical therapist Christy McKinney helps patient Catherine Lilly build her endurance in Johns Hopkins’ new dedicated pediatric physical rehabilitation suite


Catherine Lilly’s symptoms at age 7—dizziness, headaches, stomach aches, loss of appetite and occasional vomiting—all resolved and reappeared days later with no clinical explanation.

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