Orthotics for Children

Orthotics for Children

Every year, children and adults go to their GPs complaining of foot pain, leg pain, hip pain, and knee pain. For children particularly, many of these aches are simply written off as ‘growing pains’, but there can be other reasons that are actually rather simple to remedy. In fact, many of these aches and pains may be caused by what is commonly termed flat feet – a problem where the child displays overpronation when they walk or run. This is when the foot falls inward and overbalances. This can cause…

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What to Consider Before Getting Bunion Removal Surgery

What to Consider Before Getting Bunion Removal Surgery

A bunion can cause you discomfort and drain the joy out of your life especially if you keep having constant pain. While some cases can be treated through taking pain medication, bunion pads and wearing orthotics or suitable footwear, severe cases might require surgery. Surgery may be the only way to correct a bunion and prevent it from further development. Here are things to consider before having a bunion removal surgery. Are you the right candidate? Not every case though requires surgery; there are a few instances that make you…

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