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Heel pain in kids

From Ms Jo Dartnell , Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon As a parent myself, its always tricky to know what aches and pains to listen to and which to ignore. Heel pain in children is one of the most common orthopaedic problems referred to us. Hopefully, this...

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Gymnastics in children

Did you know that gymnastics has one of the highest injury rates of all girls' sports. A study in Pediatrics back in 2008 (Pediatrics. 2008 Apr;121(4):e954-60) already established this relationship but this is not a widely publicised problem. These authors suggested...

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Bow Legs In Children

Bow Legs In Children

Bow legs in children All babies are born with bow legs but these gradually correct so that by the time the child is around three are to four years old when they tend to have knock knees.  Bow legs tend to be most pronounced at around 18 months of age.  In the vast...

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