how helpful health care clinics can be

  • Factors To Consider When Choosing Your Child's Doctor

    13 July 2015

    There are several types of health care providers that can deal with a young child's health needs. Here are some of the questions that you should ask in order to determine your ideal care provider.  Choosing a Doctor or a Pediatrician Many parents will debate whether they should choose a family doctor or a pediatrician for their child. There are some benefits to each one. A family doctor can be convenient, as you and your children can be seen by the same health care providers.

  • The Trouble With Toes: What To Expect From Achilles Tendon Surgery For Toe Walkers

    10 July 2015

    Toe walking is a common symptom of Autism spectrum disorders. It is a physical condition where children on the spectrum walk primarily on their toes, keeping their heels off the floor. This type of step can hinder the child's natural Achilles tendon growth. The tendon connects the heel to the calf muscle, so if it's tight or short, it can make it hard or painful to walk properly. If your child is facing treatment for a short Achilles tendon, it's helpful to understand what's ahead.