Pediatric Bone Infections

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Turkey Trot Prep

20183914 S Running Sneakers WorkoutThanksgiving is a time of family and reflecting on what we are thankful for. It’s also time for lots and lots of delicious food! Then, there’s the thought of feeling guilty for all the calories consumed. So how do you remedy this? Exercise! And what better way to do this than to sign up for a Turkey Trot? An annual event, it is a great…

When Babies Learn To Walk

40044901 Childrens Bare Feet. Childs Bare Feet On The Wooden FloorAs children begin to walk, their strides and postures may worry new parents. In their novice stages of walking, babies will show all kinds of characteristics, like waddling, standing or walking on tiptoes, or having bowlegs. Don’t worry though, because most of this can be normal in the early stages of walking. Below are some things you may notice, and why they happen: Bowlegs: Because…

Keeping Your Children Active in Cold Weather

18163032 S Family RunningThe cold weather season is approaching – well, some of you already believe it has begun. While it is tempting to say “stay inside, it’s too cold,” you may be inadvertently reducing the amount of activity that your children engage in. Cold weather and warm, children (and parents, and older adults) need to stay active year-round to stay in shape and keep healthy. So what…

Moving On from Old Shoes

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