Archives: Patient Information Leaflets

Symptomatic hypermobility

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Your child may have more movement in their joints than normal. They have very flexible joints and softer ligaments. A hypermobile child may take longer to crawl, walk and run, […]

In-toeing

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

What is in-toeing? Some children’s feet turn inwards when they stand and walk. It’s known as in-toeing or ‘pigeon toed’ and is very common in young children. It’s one of […]

Flexible flat feet

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

What are flexible flat feet? Most feet have an arch on the inside of the foot. Some children have flexible flat feet, also known as fallen arches or pes planus. […]

Curly toes

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

What are curly toes? They’re when the third, fourth and fifth toe curl under on one or both feet because the tendons are too tight. Curly toes are quite common […]

Bow legs and knock knees

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

What are bow legs? This happens when there’s a gap between your child’s knees and ankles when they stand with their feet together. It’s normal in children aged under 2 […]

How to help a child tie their shoelaces

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Some children may struggle when they learn how to tie their own shoelaces. We have put together a series of tips, activities and strategies which may help. Activities and tips […]

How to tie shoelaces

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Follow our visual guide on how to tie shoelaces. You can also download the guide by following the link on the right. How to tie shoelaces – a step-by-step guide […]

How to cut your child’s nails

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Some children can not tolerate nail cutting. This can make it a stressful task for them, their parents or carers. Children may dislike: the sound of the clippers having short […]

How to shave your legs

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Find out how to shave your legs with our visual guide. You can also download this guide by following the link on the right. How to shave your legs – […]

How to shave your face

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Follow our visual guide on how to shave your face. You can also download this guide by following the link on the right. How to shave your face – a […]