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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.

7

Jan

2020

New parents have plenty on their minds. Baby’s health. Baby’s needs. Baby’s future. Muscles are way, way down on the list. But if your little one is facing developmental delays, muscle concerns are near the top. At first glance, it...

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9

Dec

2019

You’ve got the SMOs. And now you’re impatiently awaiting the results. For some kids, the change is almost instant. For others, it takes time. Everyone is different. To help your little one along, here are five recommendations to make Surestep...

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28

Oct

2019

Physical therapy is a lot of things. Crucial. Important. Transformative. But it’s not an easy job. And considering how much time you spend with your child’s PT, it’s not surprising if a special bond forms.  If a simple thank you...

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9

Oct

2019

The following is a guest post written by Chelsi Jo Moore. She’s a designer, a business owner, and a mom. You can follow her on Instagram at @chelsijo.co.   As parents, we all believe our children are perfect. And in...

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6

Aug

2019

There’s one question we hear over and over and over. What shoes should I get? When you factor in all the variables, (price, style, width, sizing, etc.), the best answer will vary from child to child. Here is a list...

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26

Jun

2019

We all want what’s best for our kids. And the steps taken to get there may come from intuition, friendly advice or Google sleuthing. When it comes to treating hypotonia, there’s no shortage of recommendations. Some are great. Others…not so...

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11

Jun

2019

SMOs. Orthotics. Braces. If these words recently entered your vocabulary, your head is probably swimming with more questions than answers. Will my child ever catch up with peers? What will the future look like? How can I help? Educating yourself...

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24

Apr

2019

Temperatures are climbing. That means sunshine and swing sets. But it also means sweat and stink. AFOs and SMOs may be life-changing, but that doesn’t make them immune to the grungy side of summer. If you don’t already have a...

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2

Apr

2019

Are these on the wrong feet? If those words have ever come out of your mouth, you’re in good company. Plenty of parents (and physical therapists) have asked that same question. The confusion comes from the unique Surestep trimlines. Unlike...

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5

Mar

2019

Idiopathic toe walking probably wasn’t in your parental vocabulary before your little one was born. But kids are full of surprises. Whether tip toes are a new development or an old habit, here’s a brief overview along with answers to...

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