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Welcome to the Surestep blog! Here you will find blog posts, news stories and helpful resources about Surestep and our products, but more importantly you will find a community of parents, doctors and friends to connect with.

18

May

2017

As a parent, it’s almost impossible not to play the comparison game. Is my child ahead of the curve? Right on track? Behind? When milestone deadlines come and go, q...

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04

May

2017

She could fall at any moment. Lora watched helplessly as her seven-year-old daughter Camdyn slid into the saddle. The first day of horseback riding lessons had finally come. And that...

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20

Apr

2017

Whether you’ve received the diagnosis recently or you’re an old pro, understanding hypotonia can be tricky. But these answers to common questions will give you a strong foundation. Wha...

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10

Apr

2017

Surestep SMOs have helped thousands of kids stand, play, take first steps, and much more. But there’s a bit of a learning curve. With these answers to common questions, y...

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23

Mar

2017

Any parent who sees the transition from crawling to cruising to walking knows the process is a mixed bag. Fun to watch? Absolutely. Graceful? Not exactly. Toe walking is common...

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09

Mar

2017

Finding shoes to fit over your child’s AFOs and SMOs doesn’t have to be a headache. These 17 tips and brand recommendations will help you get started. General SMO and...

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23

Feb

2017

Parents post pictures of their child’s braces on social media for both support and advice.  One of the most frequent questions is about footplates.  Why are some s...

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09

Feb

2017

In many ways, Elizabeth is just like other high school students. She sings. Reads. Writes. She also has hypotonia. And she’s not passive about the diagnosis. Elizabeth actively raises a...

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26

Jan

2017

Hypotonia.  It can be difficult to remember a time before that word was part of our daily vocabulary. The complexities and details come easy to us. But for...

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05

Jan

2017

As parents, especially if your child has special needs, we all know there are good days… and not so good days. Sometimes you just want to crawl back in...

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