Summer Footwear for Children

5480421 Close Up Of Feet And Flip Flops On A Translucent Ocean WaterNot all shoes are created equal. The structure, material quality, and features of comfort and support vary from one shoe to the other. With all the heat and humidity lately, it’s tempting for you and your children to wear the most open-toed shoes (or even go barefoot) to keep cool. While sandals are usually better than flip-flops, not all are supportive for your children’s growing…

Will My Child Outgrow Pigeon Toeing?

Feet Baby Nature 990164 SA common concern that parents have when they come in to see us at The New Jersey Children’s Foot Heath Institute, is Pigeon Toeing or Intoeing. This means that when they walk or run, the one or both feet point inward, toward the other, rather than straight ahead. However, you don’t need to be alarmed just yet! When children first begin to walk, their muscles…

Children’s Heel Pain

48741656 Enyojing On Beautiful Grass MeadowAt The New Jersey Children’s Foot Heath Institute, we know that your children’s health is extremely important to you. So today, we have a top tip for you: When it comes to your children’s feet, growing pains are not normal. Pain in the feet usually indicates that something is wrong. Without treatment, some pain may linger and even worsen over time. Worst-case scenario, children’s bones…

Malik Monk Likely Out with Ankle Injury for Summer

58448178 S African American Basketball Hands Court StandingThe excitement of drafting Malik Monk to the Charlotte Hornets quickly simmered down after his ankle injury during the draft workout process. He suffered an ankle sprain and is expected to be out for about 2 to 4 weeks as he gets treatment. In the mean time, the rookie shooting guard will be learning about the team from the sidelines. What determines when he comes…