It’s true, at least that is what the American Heart Association (AHA) has found. They say that “by starting a walking regimen, you will gain two hours of life expectancy for every hour of vigorous exercise”. I know what you are thinking but walking IS a serious form of exercise and [...]
Over the past few years a new fad has been spreading throughout the running and exercise world. Barefoot running or use of minimalist running shoes is said to be a “new better way to run”. The origin was among elite runners who wanted to add a training technique once or twice a week to [...]
Shoe shopping for your child can be one that well, let’s face it, as a parent we dread. However, while this task is not usually the most fun thing you can do in a day, it certainly may be one of the most important. Children grow at a rapid rate so most kids are ready for new shoes every [...]
It’s back to school for kids! For some, it will also be new sporting seasons, like little league baseball or soccer but for others it will simply be spending more time running and playing outdoors. Regardless of the reason, some children will soon be complaining of…heel pain!
When we are [...]
“Flatfoot” is a condition that occurs in children and adults. However, when the deformity occurs in children, it is called “pediatric flatfoot.” Flatfoot can come in various forms, but the common characteristic is the partial or total collapse of the foot arch.
An article by the American [...]