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

Don’t Let Foot Injuries Spook Your Halloween Fun

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Oct 31, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Make no bones about it, foot injuries can easily take the fun out of trick-or-treating for kids. It can be difficult to get around if you’re on crutches with a broken foot or limping around with a sprained ankle. But there are some frightening fun ways a foot injury can be incorporated into a costume. If you were spooked into thinking your kiddos would be hiding out this Halloween, think again! There’s still time to create one of the following costumes below.

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Topics: foot pain, Pediatrics, Injuries

What to Do if Your Child is Complaining About Heel Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Sep 24, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Children and parents are beginning to adjust to the routine of being back in school. This means time running on the playground, after school sports practices, and breaking in new school shoes. Now that school is well underway it’s a good time to inspect your children’s feet and shoes for any signs of foot problems or aggravations. One common problem your child may be experiencing is heel pain.

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Topics: Foot Care, foot pain, Pediatrics

How to Get Your Child the Right Shoes to Avoid Future Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 9, 2014 3:00:00 PM

If you’ve spent much time around children, or even have some of your own, you know how exciting it is when they take their first steps. It’s a milestone you eagerly await as a parent. You cheer your little one on, probably more excited than they are! Then it hits you: they are walking. Pretty soon they’ll be running. In the midst of it all there will be trips, bumps, bruises, and falls. You need to start thinking about your child’s foot health now to minimize risk and set them walking down the right path. Check out the excerpt below to get started.

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Topics: foot pain, Pediatrics