What’s one of the worst mistakes a parent can make when buying shoes for their child? Buying the wrong size. A study recently published by ConsumerAffairs.com, a non-profit independent Web-based consumer news and resource center, showed that 65% of children are wearing shoes that are much too small for them. Of those surveyed, it turned […]
Category: pediatric foot care
A Little Studying Makes Back-to-School Shoe Shopping Easy
Before Montgomery area kids go back to school on August 10, there’s a bit of studying their parents should be doing. The subject: Shoes. Specifically, how to buy them peacefully, without incident, so both parents and kids are happy. Dr. Heidi M. Christie and Dr. Chanda L. Day-Houts, the qualified podiatrists at Montgomery Foot Care […]
When to Worry about Your Child’s Flat Feet
Being a good parent requires vigilance in so many areas. We help our kids learn to read, make friends, and overcome anxiety. We arrange for piano lessons, guitar lessons, and, if we’re really kind and brave, drum lessons. We’re worrying about their grades in school and at the same time we’re busy modeling to them […]
Youth Ice Hockey Comes to Montgomery!
Boys and girls between the ages of 4-11 have a fantastic new sporting opportunity here in Montgomery. The YMCA is introducing an ice hockey youth training program with sessions beginning in mid-March at the rink inside the Eastdale Mall. Ice hockey is incredibly popular among children nationwide, and parents new to the sport should educate […]