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Growth Plate Injuries- What Are They?

Growth plates are the areas of growing soft tissue in the long bones of arms and legs. They are present in kids and adolescents.  Each bone has two growth plates, one on each end, and they determine the length of the matured bone. Because growth plates are not yet calcified (hardened), they are more prone […]

How To Keep Your Children’s Feet Clean This Summer

Schools’ out, the weather is getting warmer, no more socks and boots are going to be worn. Summer is almost here and children are going to be wearing sandals and walking barefoot at the beach. It is very important to keep their feet clean and healthy. Here are some tips on how to keep their […]

Sever’s Disease Sever’s Disease is a common cause of heel pain in kids, which can sometimes be very painful. This bone disorder is a result of inflammation of the growth plate in the heel. Kids that are most active will develop Sever’s Disease which also occurs during their growth spurts.  Such stress commonly results from […]

Healthy Feet for Children

Foot Pain in Children

As a child grows, learns and plays they should never have to deal with foot pain holding them back. If a child is suffering from foot pain it will limit their activity and could dampen their mood. Children love to play and get exercise so making sure their feet are healthy is very important. “Pain […]

Children Should Have Happy Feet!

A child is never too young or too old to have their feet checked. If your child is complaining about pain or discomfort while doing a sport activity, or any activity for that matter, listen to them. Make sure they have the appropriate shoe wear and the appropriate size since children’s feet are constantly growing. […]