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Date:4/15/2008

Survey Shows Many Parents Aren't Taking Their Child's Foot Health Seriously

A new survey shows many health conscious parents aren't taking their child's foot health seriously. Only 25 percent reported taking their children to see a podiatrist for their foot problems. The survey, taken from a group of 620 parents with children under the age of 18, found that 35 percent of those surveyed would not be motivated to take their child to a medical professional if their child complained of foot or leg pain. Only 49 percent of parents surveyed would take their child to a podiatrist's office for ingrown toenails - which, if left untreated, can lead to significant pain and a loss in normal activity.

Medical experts say periodic foot examinations should be conducted during the child's first few years of life if there is a family history of foot problems. Neglecting a child's foot health can cause problems in other parts of the body, such as the legs and back.
For more information, visit http://www.apma.org/pediatrics

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NEWS: Parents Aren't Taking Childhood Foot Health Seriously

FORMAT: B-roll and Soundbites

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: Video, contact information and more available at: http://www.prnewswire.com/broadcast/32278/consumer.html

SOUNDBITES:

* Misty McNeill, DPM, APMA Member

* Edwin Harris, DPM, APMA Member

* Kristen Gleason, Age 11, Tendonitis patient

* Noemi Swearingen, Age 8, Bilateral club foot patient

B-ROLL INCLUDES:

* Kids' feet-lifestyle footage

* Stills of foot conditions

* Podiatric exam

VIDEO PROVIDED BY: American Podiatric Medical Association

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