Our Blog

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.

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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15

Dec

2016

Toe walking. For some kids it’s a brief detour on the road to normal steps. But for others, it’s an ingrained habit that can be hard to break. Tha...

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01

Dec

2016

Whether you’re new to the world of hypotonia or simply need a refresher, here’s a brief overview: What Is Hypotonia? It goes by several names. Hypotonia is ...

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17

Nov

2016

Whether it’s in spurts or millimeters, your child is growing. And that means those SMOs won’t fit forever. So when the PT or orthotist says it’s time to mo...

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03

Nov

2016

Here’s a mixed, grab bag list of links that may make being a Surestep parent just a little more fun and easy: Facebook Groups Being part of a community h...

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20

Oct

2016

Whether they’re used to stomp through puddles or play in the snow, every kiddo needs a reliable pair of boots. But like shoes, AFOs and SMOs can make that s...

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06

Oct

2016

For more than 15 years, Surestep has made big changes in little lives. And we didn’t get here by being like everyone else. Although there are numerous ways we’re uni...

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22

Sep

2016

No two kids are exactly alike. Each one reaches that next development stage at his or her own pace. But there are generally accepted timelines. And when those windows come...

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08

Sep

2016

As parents in the social media age, we’re often exposed to the latest and greatest things meant to terrify us. Some are real concerns. Others are hot air. One o...

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25

Aug

2016

Don’t be intimidated by your first visit. Your doctor prescribed SMOs for your child and now it’s time to go to an Orthotist to fulfill the prescription. &nbs...

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