Adler Footcare Blog

What to Do When Your Child’s Foot Pain is More Than Growing Pains

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 24, 2016 12:46:00 PM

As a parent you want the best for your children. It’s difficult to see them in pain – especially when it’s foot pain keeping them from running at recess or playing on their favorite sports team. General foot pain is common in kids as they grow. They’re bound to stub their toe, twist their ankle, get blisters, outgrow their shoes, or get an ingrown toenail. But when it’s more than a boo-boo that can be treated with a bandage, and your child is genuinely in consistent pain, it’s time to take action.

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Topics: foot pain, Pediatrics, Children

Back to School Foot Care: Start Your Shopping Off on the Right Foot

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 21, 2015 2:44:03 PM

Back to school shopping is in full force. As you fill your cart with books, bags, binders, and all the favorite ingredients for bag lunches, there’s no doubt your kiddos will be wanting to try on the latest kicks.

Before you agree to the latest pair of neon light-up high tops, consider the following foot care tips to make sure your kids are getting comfortable shoes that won’t hurt their feet.

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Topics: Foot Care, Children

How to Help Your Child With Flat Feet & Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 24, 2015 3:13:25 PM

Being a parent is hard, and being a parent to a child who can’t run and play is even harder. Once you become a parent worrying becomes second nature. Every scratch, bruise, and stumble can make you fear the worst. Usually, it’s something easily treatable with a Band-Aid and a 5 minute break, but when your child starts to complain about foot pain, or you notice something doesn’t look quite right with their feet, you might not have the answers or even know the problem. The excerpt below helps explain flat feet in children and when you should be concerned.

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Topics: foot pain, Flat Feet, Children