Month: May 2016

Your Child’s Heel Pain May Be Sever’s Disease

Has your child complained of heel pain or has difficulty walking? Sometimes a growth spurt causes the heel bone to grow more quickly than nearby muscles and tendons, causing them to stretch too much. This condition is called Sever’s disease and it’s a cause of real growing pains! Until the tendons and muscles have a […]

Ingrown Toenails Can Be Prevented

Having an ingrown toenail is no fun. It’s unsightly and also can be very painful. Can this condition be prevented? If you’ve never had an ingrown toenail then you are very lucky. Ingrown toenails can be caused by heredity, if your family has a history of unusually curved toenails. Other causes include cutting your toenails […]