School Shoes for Kids

School Shoes for Kids

School Shoes for Kids Traditional school shoe or jogger: Does it matter? Children spend at least 30 hours a week stomping around in their school shoes. This means that choosing the right shoe is really important for the health and comfort of your child’s feet....
Growing pains and what you can do about them

Growing pains and what you can do about them

Pain (usually described as aching, throbbing or cramping) in the thighs, calves, behind the knee of one or both legs, or in the feet that occurs in the evening or night. These are the typical symptoms of ‘growing pains’. However, despite the name—there’s no evidence...
Knee pain in kids

Knee pain in kids

“Knee pain almost exclusively only affects active kids,” says sports podiatrist and founder of A Step Ahead Foot + Ankle Care Dr Brenden Brown. “In the majority of cases the knee pain will be related to a specific period of activity. “Sometimes you have to look back...