Sever’s Disease in Kids: Prevention and Treatment

Children’s feet are more flexible and elastic than adult’s feet. Thus, children tend to have less injuries in the feet. However, children’s heels are still sensitive and due to this, they are unfortunately prone to injuries. When children grow, their feet grow with them! The bones of the feet grow faster than the leg muscles and the tendons. The heel is the last part to…

What is Clubfoot?

Clubfoot also known as talipes equinovarus is a foot and ankle condition often seen in infants. It means that the infant’s feet are positioned incorrectly or in an unusual manner such as the feet pointing downward or both feet facing each other. Clubfoot can be present in one or both feet. Although it is a rare condition, it doesn’t cause infants any harm and if…

Bow Legs: Causes and Concerns

Growing children are constantly changing and evolving. As children grow, their legs and feet also change. Most babies are usually born with Genu Varum or bow legs. As this is a common problem, it often goes unnoticed. The term bow legs refers to a physical problem which means that the lower leg is bowing or bending in relation to the thigh. Children have a degree…

Shoe Shopping for Babies

What an exciting period of time! Your baby just started kicking and crawling and must be eagerly looking forward to those trips in the stroller to experience the sights and sounds of your neighborhood. Although they are not quite ready to take big steps yet, it is very important to keep those feet covered and protected when they are outside in order to support their…