Exercise is the standard prescription for obesity. But alterations to joint biomechanics, gait, and anatomical structure in overweight children and teens mean that physical activity comes with its own risks, which practitioners must factor into any clinical recommendations.
Pediatric obesity weighs on growing bones, joints
- Hypermobile Flatfoot And Pediatric Obesity: What You Should Know
- Ball sports bolster bones
- "Bloodletting" might cut some health risks of obesity
- OTC Pediatric Orthotics
- Obesity costs billions of dollars annually
- Foot bones and the NYT
- Prevalence of Painful Peroneal Tubercles in the Pediatric Population – Corrected Proof
- Fusion of Talonavicular and Naviculocuneiform Joints for the Treatment of Müller-Weiss Disease – Corrected Proof
- Fusion of Talonavicular and Naviculocuneiform Joints for the Treatment of Müller-Weiss Disease
- Pediatric Flatfoot: When Do You Treat It?