Posts Categorized: Foot Care

Are “Growing Pains” a Myth?

Dr. James Hirt explains Growing pains in children’s legs have been debated for hundreds of years. Through the history of medicine growing pains have been attributed to multiple incorrect theories such as, rheumatic fever, psychological disorders, and even hair and eye color. In the 1930’s researchers proposed a link between orthopedic foot conditions and growing… Read more »

Baby Feet

Dr. Holdren Otis A child’s foot can be very fascinating. We identify the child in the hospital by their foot print on their birth certificate. Who doesn’t like to check out a newborn baby’s feet? The small toes and even smaller nails are cute! Babies are usually born with flat feet and with time and… Read more »

Children’s Shoe Buying Tips

One of the most important purchases on any parent’s shopping list should be a pair of proper fitting shoes for their child. The podiatrists and staff of Fenton Foot Care are would like to share several important factors that parents should consider while back to school shopping: Children’s Feet Change with Age. Shoe and sock… Read more »

Dr. Hirt Named Educator of the Year!

The staff of Fenton Foot Care would like to congratulate Dr. James Hirt on being honored with the Educator of the Year Award for Podiatry for the Academic year 2014-2015 from Genesys Regional Medical Center Medical Education Department! When asked about the achievement, Dr. Hirt said “I am very privileged to be able to participate… Read more »