Before you head to the store to buy your kids' shoes, follow these helpful guidelines from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. They'll help prevent or minimize foot problems from poorly fitting or worn-out shoes.
So, what are the five most common types of foot problems, and what causes them? Here are some tips from today's podiatrists:
Foot and ankle problems in children often go unnoticed. Signs and symptoms can be subtle, but sometimes they can't explain what's wrong. It's important to protect growing feet and have problems checked out early.
Old wives’ tales and myths like that example are fun to laugh at. We believed them as children. “Step on a crack and you’ll break your mother’s back.” But there are other myths that are no laughing matter, especially when they involve your health.