Children between the ages of 10 and 21 have specific developmental needs and require specialized care to be as healthy as possible. Homero Garza, MD, and the team at HG Pediatrics specialize in adolescent care in Houston, Texas. For excellent, compassionate care for your child as they transition into adulthood, call or schedule an appointment online today.
Adolescent care is specialized care for children transitioning into young adulthood, between the ages of 10 and 21. Children, teens, and young adults in this age range have specific needs that require focused assessment, education, and understanding.
The HG Pediatrics team tailors each of their regular pediatric services to the needs of adolescents, including:
In every case, the team takes into account the developmental, emotional, educational, and physical needs of this age group as they provide pediatric care throughout their childhood.
They strive to build a trusting relationship with each patient, so they develop a strong desire to live the healthiest life possible.
HG Pediatrics provides excellent adolescent care with its specialized services, including:
Adolescent-focused care encourages teens and young adults to be involved in their health care and to take responsibility for their health. It also emphasizes open communication about difficult topics, like sexual health, depression, and anxiety.
As a parent, you can help support your adolescent's health by first modeling healthy habits, and by practicing regular health maintenance yourself. You can also promote their general wellness by:
You can do a lot as a parent to support your healthy adolescent, and the HG Pediatrics team is here to help you through every stage of your child's development, from newborn through young adult.
For expert adolescent care, call or schedule an appointment online with HG Pediatrics today.