Checking Your Child’s Shoe Size

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One of the most important things you can do for your child’s health is to make sure their shoes fit properly. This may seem an obvious thing but did you know that on average children’s feet grow two sizes per year up to about the age of four and then approximately one size per until their growth is complete.

As a parent you will know that there can be longer periods when there is no obvious sign of growth and ...

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Impact of Obesity on Foot Health

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Obesity is one of the biggest health problems facing the UK and it’s our lower limbs and feet which bear the brunt of being overweight. As part of The College of Podiatry’s annual Feet for Life month in June, Jay Lall director of Kent Foot & Ankle Clinic, in Rochester is looking to raise awareness of the foot problems and conditions linked to being overweight. This month has been dedicated to patient education and advice on obesity and the impact ...

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