In-depth

Flatfeet

Many people are born with flatfeet; others experience fallen arches. Custom-designed shoe inserts can support your arches and prevent complications.

Genetic testing

Genetic testing is used to detect altered genes that may cause illness or disease. Although genetic testing can offer important health information, it has limitations.

Nearsightedness

Nearsightedness allows you to see objects near to you clearly, but objects farther away look blurry. It's easily corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine. Most cases are mild, but severe cases may require treatment with braces or surgery.

Feb. 01, 2013

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