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Dr. Patel's Children's Foot Care Blog

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  • Children's Heel pain Dr. Sanjay Patel in Milford, CT explains the most common cause of heel pain in children and adolescents, and how to help your little one recover quickly.
  • Skip Hand-Me-Down Children’s Shoes Hand-me-downs are convenient, but they aren’t the way to go when it comes to shoes. Dr. Sanjay Patel explains why they’re a problem.
  • 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.
  • Child Gait Problems Do children’s gait problems grow out on their own? Dr. Sanjay Patel of Family Foot Care & Surgery offers some answers.