Hammering Out Painful Hammertoe

A hammertoe is one of the most common toe conditions, usually stemming from muscle imbalance in which the joints of the second, third, fourth or fifth toe are bent into a contracted, claw-like position. In the early stages, hammertoes are flexible and can be corrected with simple conservative measures, but if left untreated, they can […]

Growing Pains Keeping Your Child Up At Night?

If your child has ever complained of not being able to sleep at night due to leg pain, he or she may be experiencing what many people refer to as growing pains — a common occurrence seen in kids during their growth and development years. Growing pains are often characterized by a sharp, throbbing pain […]