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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.

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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14

Jul

2020

You never forget seeing your child walk for the first time. Those clumsy, awkward steps stay etched in your memory. Confidence steadily grows. And in no time, he or she is running everywhere. Along the way, some kids take a...

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10

Jun

2020

AFO braces and SMOs braces. Both have benefits. So what’s the difference? Which one does my child need? And why? Your orthotist will help determine which brace is best. But if you’re the type of parent who likes to conduct...

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3

Jun

2020

The following is an interview with Meagan Varecha, an artist and student living in Spokane, Washington. You can view her work here.   1. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am a twenty-one-year-old aspiring artist based...

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3

Mar

2020

The following is an interview with Dr. Brita DeStefano, a pediatric physical therapist in Denver. You can follow her on Instagram or check out her site Progress Through Play.   Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Absolutely....

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19

Feb

2020

Do SMOs really work? Does she actually need them? Won’t he just catch up eventually? Questions like these are asked every day, both online and in person. There are many different ways to answer. Numerous orthotists and physical therapists have...

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3

Feb

2020

The following is an interview with Dr. Brita DeStefano, a pediatric physical therapist in Denver. You can follow her on Instagram or check out her site Progress Through Play.   Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Absolutely....

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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,...

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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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