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Ankle weights improve walking in children with Down syndrome

Adding an ankle load during treadmill walking significantly improves gait kinetics in children with Down syndrome (DS), possibly due to greater contributions from the ankle plantar flexors, according to a study from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Read more…

W.Va. company makes tiny weights to help kids

“West Virginia company MightyTykes is helping children and showing the country and world that each and every person is “different by design.”

Isabella Yosuico calls herself a “mighty mom” and is the founding president of MightyTykes, which has been three years in the making. She grew up in Howard County, Maryland, and Berkeley Springs has been her home for about 10 years now. She lives there with her husband Ray and sons Pierce, 7, and Isaac, 4.”

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