Hypermobile Flatfoot And Pediatric Obesity: What You Should Know
- Volume 24 - Issue 10 - October 2011
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For further reading, see “Point-Counterpoint: Asymptomatic Flatfoot In Kids: Should You Treat It?” in the January 2010 issue of Podiatry Today.