OS Trigonum: A Common Culprit for Heel Pain

There are many causes of heel pain ranging from Achilles issues to fractures to bruising. One of the many causes is OS Trigonum, which is an additional bone that not all people have. When the bone is rather large or it becomes fractured, there will be a great deal of...

Keeping Children’s Feet Safe during Hockey Season

Will the Bruins make it to the NHL finals again this hockey season? We sure hope so! One of the most popular kid’s sports today is ice hockey, but it can also lead to a number of foot injuries. If you ask any of the Boston Bruins, they will probably tell you the same...

Is your child experiencing foot and ankle pain?

It’s incredibly important to deal with foot and ankle pain at a young age. Your feet are what carry you for your whole life. It’s important to build a strong foundation for your body. If you don’t have that strong foundation you may develop knee,...

Is My Child’s High Arch Normal?

Children who are born with a high arch foot face many challenges. Cavus or high arch foot tends to have a c shaped foot. Over time cavus foot can lead to a host of problems from the foot ankle and leg, all the way up to the hip and back. Due to the high arch it causes...

Finding the Right Back-to-School Shoes for Kids

Your kids are going back-to-school this month, and they may be a little uneasy about new rooms, classmates, and teachers. Getting new shoes is part of the ritual, too. Finding the right shoes for kids can seem pretty daunting if you don’t know what you’re looking for....

Protect Young Athletes from Kids Heel Pain

School is back in gear, which means kids’ athletics are too. Your children are probably participating in some sort of fall sport, whether it be football, soccer, or something else. Unfortunately, for many young athletes Sever’s disease can lead to kids’ heel pain,...

Treating a Curved Foot

There are so many fun family activities to do in North Andover. From pond exploring to walking in the woods, we have so much to do that everyone can take part in. Don’t let your child’s curved foot, or metatarsus adductus, keep you from enjoying a day down at the Frye...

Gait Issues in Children Are Nothing to Worry About

It may be awhile before your toddler is walking around the rolling hills of Harold Parker State Forest, but they are on their way by taking those first steps. Most children don’t start off with a normal gait; in fact, many have gait issues at the beginning. Many of...

Finding Shoes That Fit for Kids With Bunions

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is being released this weekend, and children and adults alike will be lining up waiting to see Han Solo at it again. Just make sure that all that standing isn’t aggravating their bunions at all. The best way to do this is by picking out...

Helping Kids Run Well

Maybe you are an avid runner of the Boston Marathon each year, or you just like to run for fun. Either way, you might want to share that love of running with your children. For most kids, running may not seem like a great time, but it doesn’t have to be dull for them....