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Children’s Feet

kids-feetChildren’s feet go through a period of rapid development during their first year of life and may begin to walk anywhere between the ages of 8 to 18 months.

The feet, legs and hips continue through various stages of alignment and development after the child starts walking.

With a child’s rapid development, problems need to be addressed early. It is important you see a podiatrist with any problems or queries.

Common conditions treated include:

  • Flat feet
  • Heel pain – Sever’s Disease
  • Knee pain – Osgood Schlatters Disease
  • In toeing – Pigeon Toed Gait
  • Warts
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Bunions – Juvenile HAV
  • Sprained ankle
  • Hypotonia – low muscle tone
  • Orthotics
  • Clumsiness
  • Tarsal coalition
  • Toe walking
  • Curly toes
  • Knock knees