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Growth Plate Fractures

  Because children are still growing, they are at risk for an injury that adults are not – growth plate fractures. Growth plates – which are areas of cartilage located near the ends of bones – help to determine both… read more

It’s Time for Back to School – In the Classroom AND On the Field! – Part 1

Even though it seems as though summer has just begun, the sad fact of the matter (for kids, anyway…maybe not so “sad” for their parents) is that those first days of school – and all the ones that follow –… read more

This Little Piggy Went to Market…This Little Piggy Had Flat Feet?! (Part 2)

Thanks for joining us for part 2 of our series on common foot, ankle, and leg conditions in children! In our last segment, we discussed flat feet and, today, we’ll take a look at toe walking and in-toeing (aka, pigeon… read more