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Dr. Patel's Children's Foot Care Blog

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  • Back-to-School Footcare Tips for Parents Kids going back to school? Make sure their feet and ankles are healthy and pain-free this fall—and all school year long!
  • Worried About Your Child's Walk? A strange-looking gait in your child shouldn’t cause you to panic, but it does mean you should bring them in for a check-up.
  • What to Do When Kids Have Flat Feet If your child’s arches are flat, bring them to see Dr. Patel for a checkup. Treatment may or may not be necessary.
  • What to Look for in Children’s Shoes Quality children’s shoes are just as important as quality adult pairs. Dr. Sanjay Patel in Milford, CT explains what to look for in your children’s shoes.
  • Foot Pain in Tweens When your “tween” child complains of foot pain, there are ways you can help! Dr. Sanjay Patel discusses common problems and treatments.
  • Foot Doctor for Children Kids can’t or won’t always tell you when their feet hurt. Dr. Sanjay Patel explains what signs might mean your child needs a foot doctor.
  • Child's Foot Pain Kids don’t always tell parents when their feet hurt. Dr. Sanjay Patel of Hamden, CT describes ways savvy parents can catch signs of foot problems.
  • Skip Hand-Me-Down Children’s Shoes Hand-me-downs are convenient, but they aren’t they way to go for shoes. Dr. Sanjay Patel explains why they’re a problem.
  • Child Gait Problems Do children’s gait problems grow out on their own? Dr. Sanjay Patel of Family Foot Care & Surgery offers some answers.
  • Spot Foot and Ankle Trouble in Children Finding signs of foot and ankle trouble in children isn’t too hard, even if they don’t cooperate. Dr. Sanjay Patel provides some advice.