Topic Archives: Blount's Disease

Aug 18, 2016, 9:26 AM
Bow legs is a common complaint seen by podiatrist. It is often when a child begins to stand and walk, that the appearance of their legs triggers parental concern. But how much is too much and what can Podiatrists do?
Mar 3, 2016, 9:15 PM
Obesity is often thought to be a major risk factor in common childhood diseases such as Blount’s Disease and Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis (also known as a (SUFE). The Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio recently published about the impact of obesity in children with the association between high BMI and malalignment of the knee. Physiotherapy (physical therapy) or podiatry students aspiring to work with children are often advised to follow evidence based practice, and shy away from over treatment.