What It Is & How We Can Help
Toe walking also called ‘equinus gait’ is a walking type where the person walks mostly on the ball of their foot (equinus means horse-like, referring to the fact that a horse walks on its toes whilst its heel is elevated off the ground).
Kids get arthritis too
Most people are aware of arthritis and may even know someone with arthritis but what many people don’t realise is that kids are also affected by arthritis. In fact, it is the most common as well as most severe persistent medical conditions of childhood with 1 in 1000 children affected.
Screens are everywhere these days and as a result, managing a child’s screen time has become even harder for parents. So what is screen time? What are the effects of screen time? And how can we manage how much time children spend watching screens? Screen time is defined as any time spent watching TV, DVDs, using computers, playing video or hand-held computer games or using tablets or smartphones.
The long term effects of w-sitting
What is all the fuss about? A quick google search of the term reveals a myriad of articles written by physiotherapists, occupational therapists, teachers and parents. Many of these popular articles say that w-sitting should be avoided at all costs! But do we need to demonise it?