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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.

27

Oct

2022

Is your kiddo getting an Indy 2 Stage? Are you talking about it with your orthotist? The Indy 2 Stage is a two-brace system, which is highly customizable to your child’s specific diagnoses, such as hypotonia, hypertonia, pronation, and others....

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27

Sep

2022

The Indy 2 Stage works for a wide variety of children in a range of situations: Very young children who are still working on transitional skills, such as moving from crawling to walking School-age kiddos who walk all morning and...

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1

Aug

2022

At Surestep, we believe that kids have to be kids. That’s why we designed our braces and shoes to let your child run, jump, and play without feeling restricted.  Which means that accidents happen—juice is spilled, mud is stepped in,...

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30

Mar

2022

Surestep products have helped thousands of kids stand, walk, run, and play. All of our braces are customized for each patient’s individual needs.  Plus, we alter some braces beyond the base model, offering several modifications. One example that is particularly...

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5

Apr

2021

“Does my child need SMOs?” Parents ask this all the time. And it’s an important question because the issues SMOs address can have long-term implications. To find out if SMOs might be a helpful part of your child’s future, here...

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4

Feb

2021

There’s nothing like watching your child do something for the very first time. Roll over. Stand. Walk. But development doesn’t always happen as quickly as it could or should. And other times, that progression seems to plateau completely. In either...

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14

Dec

2020

What is hypotonia? Parenting forces you to ask a countless number of questions you never expected to even consider. And that’s certainly one of them. If the word hypotonia recently entered your vocabulary, you’re probably equal parts concerned and confused....

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16

Nov

2020

  SMO braces probably weren’t in the future you imagined for your child. But it’s amazing how a little molded plastic has helped countless kids reach milestones, keep up with peers, and walk for the very first time. Could they...

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27

Aug

2020

How can I possibly find shoes for AFOs and SMOs? You’re not the first or last parent to ask. Pediatric orthotics can do amazing things, but they also create several challenges. One of the biggest revolves around shoes. So where...

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4

Aug

2020

Is this normal? As a parent, you’ve asked this over and over and over. Often, what sparked that question is harmless, a fluke, or an example of your child’s own brand of quirkiness. But sometimes the answer is, “No, and...

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