Category: Kids

Kids Can Have Arthritis Too

World Arthritis Day marks the beginning of Bone and Joint Action Week! More than half of Americans over 18 are affected by bone and joint conditions, which often lead to chronic pain and physical disability. The goal of Bone and Joint Action Week is to bring awareness to the host of musculoskeletal diseases that affect […]

Back to School Shoe Shopping

It is that time of year again when summer is winding down and parents and students are preparing for the new school year to begin. There are many back to school sales that go on, so it is a perfect time to buy a new pair of shoes! However, it is important to know what […]

Common Foot and Ankle Injuries in Children

Podiatrists like Dr. Russell Samofal at Podiatry Center of New Jersey, located in Passaic County, see many children with foot and ankle problems that can arise especially from athletic activities. The following are some of the most common injuries. Acute injuries – those that occur usually as a result of a fall or sudden pressure […]

Flatfeet in Children

You’re watching your toddler take his or her first steps, and you are consumed with pride and joy. As he or she practices walking, perhaps you notice that the arches of the feet lay flat against the ground. You look at your own feet and start to worry because your toddler’s feet do not have […]

In-toeing and Out-toeing

As parents, you love watching your baby grow up into a toddler and seeing all of the developmental changes that happen. One of the most exciting moments is to witness your baby taking his or her first steps. It is normal for their small feet and bodies to take some time to master walking, and […]

Flat feet are Common in Children, The Wayne Podiatrist

Children’s foot care (podo-pediatric) and podiatric health is important to us at Podiatry Center of New Jersey. Whether your Child is at James Fallon Elementary, Schuyler-Cofax Middle School, George Washington Middle School, Wayne Valley High, Wayne Hills High or any of the other Wayne Township schools – our Wayne, NJ podiatry office is here to serve your child’s […]