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April is Foot Awareness Month

Posted by on Apr 15, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Fox 47 News / March 21, 2019 LANSING, Mich. — Special attention is given to foot health each April as National Foot Health Awareness month is observed. The Michigan Podiatric Medical Association (MPMA) would like to remind the public that this is the perfect time to determine what shape ones’ feet are in. “Foot and ankle concerns are too often overlooked by the general public,” said Dr. Jodie Sengstock, MPMA director of professional relations. “Our feet are the foundation of our body. One of the goals of the MPMA is to reach out to the public to let them know that annual foot exams can lead to a better quality of life and also may help detect the onset of other life threatening diseases.” To continue reading please click here...

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Footwear habits influence child and adolescent motor skill development

Posted by on Apr 15, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Science Daily / July 11, 2018 Researchers show that children and adolescents who spend most of their time barefoot develop motor skills differently from those who habitually wear shoes. Published in Frontiers in Pediatrics, this is the first study to assess the relevance of growing up shod vs. barefoot on jumping, balancing and sprinting motor performance during different stages of childhood and adolescence. Results suggest that regular physical activity without shoes may improve children’s and adolescents’ balancing and jumping skills. To continue reading please click here >>>...

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Video – Top 5 Most Common Foot Problems for Children

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

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