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PhD | Paediatric #podiatry | A/Prof @SPAHCMonash | @PeninsulaHealth | @MonashUni | Idiopathic toe walking aficionado #ITW | #Yesperson | #KyliewithC
May 5, 2020 16 tweets 5 min read
So, a thread about fixing #flatfeet in kids here: footgearlab.com/exercises-to-c…
Let's unpack why there is a just enough truth to suck parents in, but not enough to be of value.

Firstly: Author quals. Sure, don't have to be qualified, this author is content ed (no health prof input) /Just the title alone should ring warning bells.
If exercises were all it took to FIX foot posture, why doesn't everyone have feet with lovely arches from doing 20 simple things?
Let's also suck parents in with a cute photo, & guilt them into doing something that they'll fail.