Month: June 2015

Flat Feet Can Be Painful

Do you have flat feet? You can find out by wetting your feet and standing on a concrete sidewalk or other surface that will show a footprint. If you can see the shape of your whole foot, then you have flat feet. Your foot’s arch has a job to absorb force during weight-bearing activities before […]

Select the Right Athletic Shoes for Your Child

Well-fitting athletic shoes are a must for every sport – well, maybe not swimming! Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM, board certified podiatrist, knows how important it is to choose shoes for sports carefully based on the child’s foot and the needs of each activity. Inflexible, poorly shaped shoes and those that don’t fit well restrict natural […]