Teenage Foot Pain – Tarsal Coalitions

Foot and Ankle Pain in Teenagers and Older Children Do you remember when you were a teenager: the questions, the doubts, the fear you experienced? With all the things our children must learn and accept in our complex society today, the least of their concerns should be problems with...

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How Being Overweight or Obese can Affect Your Child’s Feet

A recent study, published in the International Journal of Obesity, has begun to shed light on the long-term effects on the feet of children who are overweight or obese. While it has long been accepted that overweight children have “flatter feet” than considered “normal” among children, questions remained as...

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At What Age Can My Child Cut Their Own Toenails?

Raising children can be a wonderful experience, yet teaching kids all they need to know about personal hygiene and other body-care issues can raise serious questions. Nail hygiene is just such an issue, especially entrusting the use of sharp instruments to children; whether for cutting their fingernails or toenails....

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Seattle Child Soccer Players are At More Risk of Ingrown Toenails

Athletics can cause a number of foot and ankle problems in both adults and children. However, child athletes are at a much higher risk for foot injury due to sports. In fact, due to the very nature of the sport, Seattle child soccer players are at more risk of...

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