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Children and toddlers may suffer from a range of foot problems during their growth and development. No age is too young to attend a podiatrist, if any treatment is required it is often the case of the earlier the better when it comes to developing children.

  • WHY SHOULD CHILDREN VISIT A PODIATRIST?
    • Children and toddlers may suffer from a range of foot problems during their growth and development
    • No age is too young to attend a podiatrist, if any treatment is required it is often the case of the earlier the better when it comes to developing children
    • A check up with a podiatrist is recommended if:
      • Your child complains of recurrent pain in the feet or legs
      • You notice uneven shoe wear
      • You notice skin rashes, hard skin lumps or bumps on your child’s feet
      • Your child walks on their tip toes
      • Your child’s walk doesn’t look symmetrical or looks ‘funny’
      • You have any other concerns about your child’s feet
  • DID YOU KNOW?
    • A newborns feet are soft and pliable – mainly consisting of fatty tissue and soft cartilage, their bones are still developing right through childhood, with the last bone in the foot fully maturing at 18 years old!
    • A child’s foot will also double in size by the age of one! The foot will be almost half their adult size by 18 months of age!
  • WHAT PROBLEMS ARE COMMONLY SEEN IN CHILDRENS FEET?
    • Heel Pain (Severs)
    • Flat Feet
    • Knee Pain (Osgood Schlatter Disease)
    • In Toeing
    • Warts
    • Ingrown Toenail
    • Sprained Ankle
    • Toe Walking
    • Curly Toes
  • WHY SHOULD CHILDREN VISIT A PODIATRIST?
    • Children and toddlers may suffer from a range of foot problems during their growth and development
    • No age is too young to attend a podiatrist, if any treatment is required it is often the case of the earlier the better when it comes to developing children
    • A check up with a podiatrist is recommended if:
      • Your child complains of recurrent pain in the feet or legs
      • You notice uneven shoe wear
      • You notice skin rashes, hard skin lumps or bumps on your child’s feet
      • Your child walks on their tip toes
      • Your child’s walk doesn’t look symmetrical or looks ‘funny’
      • You have any other concerns about your child’s feet
  • DID YOU KNOW?
    • A newborns feet are soft and pliable – mainly consisting of fatty tissue and soft cartilage, their bones are still developing right through childhood, with the last bone in the foot fully maturing at 18 years old!
    • A child’s foot will also double in size by the age of one! The foot will be almost half their adult size by 18 months of age!
  • WHAT PROBLEMS ARE COMMONLY SEEN IN CHILDRENS FEET?
    • Heel Pain (Severs)
    • Flat Feet
    • Knee Pain (Osgood Schlatter Disease)
    • In Toeing
    • Warts
    • Ingrown Toenail
    • Sprained Ankle
    • Toe Walking
    • Curly Toes

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