Shall We Dance? This 'Dancing Doc' Cheers Up Ill Children And Helps Them Smile Through The Pain

Date September 19, 2018

Did you know that dancing is now one of the forms of patient therapy? It's not official, but one doctor found it works wonders and can't see himself not busting out moves with his patients.

Dancing their way to health

Tony Adkins is a pediatric neurosurgery physician assistant at Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC). Dancing is a part of his patient treatment routine and he earned himself a nickname 'Dancing Doc'.

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One family is extra grateful

The family of little Avery Rogers credits the 'Dancing Doc' with making their daughter better. Due to a brain condition Avery couldn't dance or twirl, but Adkins spent a lot of time with her, and the girl got better. During the time Avery was at the hospital, Tony danced with her every day and she's grateful for him.

Maybe more doctors should try the dancing approach?

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Children Dancing