UFAI Children's Foot and Ankle Care Articles Archive

Severs Disease, Why One Type of Athletic Shoe Virtually Guarantees Your Kid Will Get It

Severs Disease, Why One Type of Athletic Shoe Virtually Guarantees Your Kid Will Get It

Colin, 11, isn’t like the rest of his family. While his sister and brother are happy to read a book or play indoors on the iPad, Colin is always on his feet.  Between flag football, soccer, and field hockey, “there’s no sport he won’t play,” says his Mom. Even the nagging pain in his heels can’t slow him down. “Doctors read more »

CONTINUE READING →

7 Foot and Ankle Tips to Help Prevent Youth Sports Related Injuries

7 Foot and Ankle Tips to Help Prevent Youth Sports Related Injuries

From their first hesitant steps, children want to physically play. Moreover, children need active physical play. For children, physical play is as natural as laughter. And it’s just as healthy. In the US, children have countless opportunities to take part in organized sports. Over 21 million kids between the ages of 6 and 17 regularly participate in various programs of read more »

CONTINUE READING →

Expert’s Guide to Your Baby’s Foot Development

Expert’s Guide to Your Baby’s Foot Development

Like most parts of a newborn’s body, your infant’s feet are undeveloped at her time of birth. As she grows and learns to walk, the soft, pliable tissue that structures her feet will solidify into bony tissue in a process known as ossification. Her feet will continue to grow and develop well into her late teens. You can help your read more »

CONTINUE READING →

Kids Feet and Overuse Injuries, What to Look for when Buying Back to School Shoes

Kids Feet and Overuse Injuries, What to Look for when Buying Back to School Shoes

With the kickoff of another school year, kids hurry back to school in their shiny new clothes and shoes. Excited to be social again after a long summer with the family, kids are quickly hit with the reality of homework and listening and studying and exams. The bounce in their step sometimes turns into dragging feet. What, now in the read more »

CONTINUE READING →

Foot Injuries in Kids: What to look for

Foot Injuries in Kids: What to look for

With the kickoff of another school year, kids hurry back to school in their shiny new clothes and shoes.  Excited to be social again after a long summer with the family, kids are quickly hit with the reality of homework and listening and studying and exams.  The bounce in their step sometimes turns into dragging feet.  Sometimes there are other read more »

CONTINUE READING →

6 Beach Bummers for Your Feet

6 Beach Bummers for Your Feet

Jimmy Buffett, the shepherd of summer vacationers, once famously blew out his flip flop, stepped on a pop top, and cut his heel. Fortunately, a frosty margarita was all it took to nurse the eternal beach bum back to full health, but those of us at University Foot and Ankle Institute would hate for a foot injury to interrupt your read more »

CONTINUE READING →
15,964 Total 1st Party Reviews / 4.9 out of 5 Stars
  • Google
    I really like this group. Professional, great service, great atmosphere and just pleasant to be around. I saw Dr. Baravarian ...
    James O.
  • GatherUp
    Dr. Briskin is great. Very personable and connects with patient. Definitely feel you are in good hands with knowledgeable and c...
    Jack R.
  • GatherUp
    Excellent group of people to interact with as my foot was assessed.
    Rebecca C.
  • GatherUp
    Dr. Briskin and his fellow (I can't remember her name) did an amazing job! I highly recommend both of them!!!
    Adam D.
  • GatherUp
    Great
    Herman C.
  • GatherUp
    Great
    Mary F.
  • GatherUp
    I had a great experience and Dr. Kelman is the best!!
    Susan F.
  • GatherUp
    I waisted a trip to the office for pick up. The girl who initially helped me insisted to sell me a pair larger than my size. I ...
    Caroline H.
  • Google
    Always feel reassured about my concerns when I visit UFAI and Dr. Baravarian.
    Victor S.
  • GatherUp
    I came in with pain on my L foot. I was seen on time and the staff where very friendly. I was diagnosed with a Taylor’s Bunion ...
    Joan A.
  • Google
    Feel good and hope my surgery is a huge success. Dr. Bob was forthright and honest and told me exactly what he was going to do ...
    Laurie H.
  • GatherUp
    Dr. Briskin is a true professional and a class act. A great podiatrist!
    Todd N.
Same Day Appointments
Now Available!

Or call 877-989-9110

24 hours a day, 7 days a week