Today we are celebrating #NationalPopcornDay! We'd love to see photos of you and our favorite snack. Share your images in the comments.
Meet Jeremiah, a 16 year old who wants to be a mechanical engineer when he grows up. Watch him ski for the first time at last year's Amputee Ski Trip and read more about him on our website: [ Link ]
You may recognize Mabeth as one of the patients who is featured in our Moments Campaign. He also served as the Junior Race Director for the Dallas Marathon in 2011. Watch his story and learn how he became a patient in our prosthetics department.
This week, we’re celebrating our favorite treat! With the scent of fresh popcorn wafting down brightly colored hallways, Scottish Rite Hospital doesn’t look, feel or smell like a regular hospital. One of the many ways we’re giving children back their childhood.
We'll be cheering on the Dallas Cowboys this weekend during their first play-off game. We're inspired by the players and the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, including Melissa Wallace, who also happens to work with our research team in our biomechanics lab. Read about her and learn how the Cowboy's annual holiday visit sparked her interest in working here.

Melissa Wallace: Mechanical Engineer and Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader
We're so proud of our prosthetic patient Chris. Even as a freshman in high school, he's already chasing Paralympic world records.

Freshman Chris Tracht Chases Paralympic World Record
We're excited to head to Colorado for our annual Amputee Ski Trip next month. This trip is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, where our patients are able to receive practical recreational therapy, while also having the opportunity to grow, build confidence and bond with others similar to them. Over the next few weeks, we will be introducing you to our 2017 Ski Team. Follow along here and on our...
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Amputee Ski Trip Spotlight: Ryanne, age 13 of Mineola
Our Sports Medicine MVP Aaron had a game-winning season. Read more about him and his treatment for osteochondritis dissecans on our website.

Sports Medicine MVP - Aaron
One of our favorite prosthetics patient stories is that of Patience, a talented young girl who defied the odds by becoming a collegiate cheerleader. Watch her story below. #MotivationMonday
Bring your young athletes to Sci-Tech Discovery Center in Frisco today or tomorrow. Learn about sports-related concussions and throwing injury prevention from our pediatric sports medicine physicians. Participate in agility tests and video motion analysis with movement science experts and sports physical therapists. Register online: [ Link ]
We're loving the first snow of the year in Dallas today. We hope you and your family have a great weekend. Stay warm!
Last year, our prosthetics department was busy with 1,808 patients visits where they uniquely crafted and fit more than 330 prosthetic limbs for our patients. This picture shows one patient's journey in prostheses from the duration of his treatment with our hospital.
To learn more about injury prevention, watch this video or come meet our team at the Sci-Tech Discovery Center on January 7 and 8. More info on our website: [ Link ].
Meet Faron, a young patient who was diagnosed with infantile scoliosis at just six months old. Follow he and his family's journey with Mehta casting under the care of our Chief of Staff Dr. Dan Sucato.
Congratulations to the Wisconsin Football team who won yesterday's Cotton Bowl Classic! Our patients had a blast hanging out with the team during their visit last Thursday. Watch our junior sports reporter Micah interview some of the players.
Siblings Ryan & Gia can ride tall, despite their congenital upper- and lower-limb differences. Hospital prosthetists created a customized leg for Ryan and a unique prosthetic arm for Gia. When it comes to helping kids live each moment to the fullest - we don't horse around.

This month, we will be giving you a deeper look at our one-of-a-kind prosthetics department. Stay tuned for patient...
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Did you know we offer baseline concussion testing for athletes as young as five years old? Watch this video to learn more and request an appointment while the kids are still out of school:

Pediatric Baseline Concussion Testing
By approaching sports with an emphasis on overall health, athletes can enjoy playing from childhood to adolescence and into adulthood. Read why our team recommends avoiding single sports specialization on The Athlete's Parent.

Future All-Stars
Limb lengthening is a surgical procedure used to lengthen bones, replace missing bone or correct deformities in bone structure. Our physicians in the Center for Excellence in Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction are pioneering groundbreaking research and treatment methods. Visit our website to watch a video and learn more about this center.

Pediatric Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Research & Treatments
We love seeing the bond that has formed with our patient John Michael and music therapist Sarah through our music therapy program, as seen in this story by NBC DFW. We believe music therapy helps alleviate fear and anxiety, helps to normalize the hospital environment, offers opportunities for choice and control and teaches healthy coping skills.

Music Therapy Program at Scottish Rite Hospital