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Athlete’s Foot Health Facts

Athlete's Foot Health Facts

From the repeated pounding that runners’ feet receive on paved surfaces to the side-to-side motion seen in court sports, there’s no question that athletes’ feet and ankles are prime candidates for injuries. Our comprehensive list of sports indicates types of injuries that may occur in the sport you play. Whether you participate in sports regularly or are just […]

About Heel Pain in Children Calcaneal Apophysitis

Heel pain in children

Heel Pain in Children What Is Calcaneal Apophysitis? Heel Pain – Calcaneal apophysitis is a painful inflammation of the heel’s growth plate. It typically affects children between the ages of 8 and 14 years old, because the heel bone (calcaneus) is not fully developed until at least age 14. Until then, new bone is forming […]

Foot Facts for Children

Heel pain in children

Foot Facts for Children Foot Health Facts for Children Pain in a child’s foot or ankle is never normal. There is no such thing as “growing pains.” Any pain that lasts more than a few days, or that is severe enough to limit the child’s walking, should be evaluated by a foot and ankle surgeon. […]

Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles


Surgeons Warn: Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles. Board tricks, repeated foot impact can lead to serious injury. Children and young adults love the thrill of skateboarding. They learn to master their skills of “riding the rail” and “catching air.” But according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons […]

Spot Kids’ Foot Problems

Men's Foot Health

Spot Kids’ Foot Problems Tips for Parents: How to Spot Kids’ Foot Problems Foot and ankle surgeons offer advice to help parents recognize conditions early and spot kids’ foot problems.

Prevent Spring Sports Injuries – Kids

Sports Injuries - Kids

Prevent Spring Sports Injuries – Kids Six Tips to Prevent Kids’ Spring Sports Injuries Prevent Spring Sports Injuries – KidsFoot & ankle surgeons stress importance of safe transition from winter to spring sports. In today’s competitive youth sports landscape, many young athletes transition from playing winter to spring activities without considering the increased risk of […]

Foot and Ankle Problems in Children

Foot and Ankle Problems in Children

Best care for ankle problems in children Children experience a variety of foot and ankle problems from overuse injuries, including flat foot deformities, sports injuries, and ingrown toenails. Having strong, healthy feet allows children to walk, run, and play in comfort and correct posture. If your child’s feet form correctly, certain types of back and […]

Anesthesia Safe in Young

Anesthesia Safe in Young

Anesthesia Safe in Young Anesthesia is safe in the young, study finds Anesthesia Safe in Young – A single exposure to general anesthesia poses no cognitive risk to healthy children under age three. A critical time in brain development. According to a multicenter study led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian/Morgan […]