Growing Pains

By |November 21st, 2019|

Growing pains is a common term discussed by parents. Growing pains are described as achy muscle pain that affect some pre-schoolers and primary school children.

Growing Pains: ‘Non-specific leg pain which affects otherwise healthy children.’  (Evans 2010)

The cause of growing pains remains unclear. The following theories however are major contributors:

Increased activity – strenuous activities such as running, […]

Podiatry & Children’s Sports

By |October 18th, 2017|

We all know that there are many benefits to children participating in sporting programs. These benefits include improved cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health, learning skills such as teamwork, self-discipline, and healthy habits that can last a lifetime.

Children’s foot care is not the same as podiatry care for adults, as children are going through many bone shape […]

Your Knee & Foot Pain

By |December 3rd, 2015|

You may not immediately think of knee pain as being related to a problem with your feet, but poor foot function can be a factor that causes pain further up the body, in joints such as the knees, hips, and lower back.

There are commonly two types of injuries which can cause […]

Understanding Your Child’s Feet

By |June 2nd, 2015|

What is a Biomechanical Assessment & how can it help you?

By |June 2nd, 2015|