Dr. Colin Knight’s Blog

What Parents Should Know About RSV

What Parents Should Know About RSV

Respiratory syncytial virus has been making its rounds this season to the point that it is also making headlines. Last year’s social distancing helped reduce the amount of people who caught RSV, but the virus seems to be making up for lost time by infecting people in...

How to Soothe Teething in Your Baby

How to Soothe Teething in Your Baby

A teething baby can be in a great deal of discomfort and pain. It is hard to deal with this as a parent, but, thankfully, the phase won't last forever. Parents aren't helpless when their baby's teeth are breaking through, however. They just need to be prepared with...

Taking Care of a Prematurely Born Child

Taking Care of a Prematurely Born Child

After spending days or even weeks in the hospital, you may be anxiously awaiting the moment when you finally get to take your baby home. For many parents, this day is met with a range of emotions. You may be excited to finally start getting your life back to normal....

The Delta Variant and Children

The Delta Variant and Children

The Delta COVID-19 variant has presented a new problem in the nation’s battle with the pandemic. Although all three vaccines have been proven to be effective against the variant, Delta has nevertheless proven to be more contagious than the original strain of COVID-19,...

Children’s Viruses That Are Returning After the Pandemic

Children’s Viruses That Are Returning After the Pandemic

After the lockdowns issued in most countries, common viruses affecting children that had disappeared throughout the pandemic have started to reappear. Hospitals that were usually quiet most times of the year have started getting regular children's visits concerning...

What to Know About Pediatric Physical Therapy

What to Know About Pediatric Physical Therapy

In recent years, pediatric physical therapy has become a much more common practice. However, not everyone may understand what this entails. Pediatric physical therapy is a distinctive area of rehabilitation that focuses on improving function in children and babies....

Preparing Your Children for a COVID Variant

Preparing Your Children for a COVID Variant

The COVID-19 pandemic can be a daily frustration as new variants emerge and protocols change. The fast rollout of vaccines reduced cases over the winter and spring months.   A recent Siena College poll revealed that many New Yorkers had resumed gatherings, but...

The Importance of Getting the COVID-19 Vaccination

The Importance of Getting the COVID-19 Vaccination

The Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have now earned approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the green light for distribution throughout the United States. To defeat the virus, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other experts suggest that at least 70% of the population must receive the vaccination.

5 Tips for Creating a Fantastic Morning Routine

5 Tips for Creating a Fantastic Morning Routine

Whether or not individuals think of themselves as a "morning person," the first part of the day is critical in how the rest of it unfolds. This is when people have the greatest amount of willpower because it is depleted throughout the day. Eventually, what is known as...

Keeping Your Kids Healthy This Winter

Keeping Your Kids Healthy This Winter

With November upon us, we’re starting to experience the colder weather that the wintertime months are associated with. While it hasn’t quite gotten to those frigid temperatures in many places, we’ll be there before we know it. If you have kids, wintertime can be...