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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.

10

Aug

2017

You’ve researched. As a parent, you’ve jumped from site to site, anxious to learn more about low muscle tone. You’ve explained it to family friends, and strangers. But h...

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27

Jul

2017

Shoe shopping used to be fun. But when you add impatient kids and AFOs/SMOs to the equation, it can feel more like a chore, especially if it’s y...

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13

Jul

2017

We all pick up bad habits. Our kids are no different. Some things, like nail-biting and chewing with an open mouth, are harmless. But others impact your child for years. ...

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29

Jun

2017

The following is a guest post from Ali Cummins. She’s a former wannabe movie star turned middle school teacher and mother of two girls. When she isn’t busy gra...

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15

Jun

2017

Nicole sobbed. She couldn’t hold back her tears. The medical brochures in her hand painted a grim future. And she couldn’t do anything to stop it. The Storm Bef...

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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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