Children/Growing Feet

Children/Growing Feet

At Podiatry Professionals, our foot specialists manage and treat a wide range of paediatric conditions relating to the feet, knees and hips. Children’s foot health is a priority to all parents and a major priority for our podiatrists here at Podiatry Professionals.

There are an array of foot and leg issues that can affect children and early evaluation and management is very important in preventing foot problems later in life. Things to look out for include:

  • Heel pain (particularly with sport and activity)
  • Sever’s disease
  • Knee pain
  • Arch pain
  • Foot pain
  • Flat feet
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Clubfoot deformities
  • Bunion (juvenile hallux valgus)
  • Pigeon toes
  • Knock knees
  • Bow legs
  • Frequent tripping
  • Night pain or pain with excessive activity
  • Rapid fatigue or wanting to be picked up constantly
  • Excessive wear patterns on shoes
  • Asymmetrical feet when walking
  • Difficulty keeping up with peers
  • Orthotics that are worn or the look too small
  • Toe Nail problems (including nail fungus, traumatised nails and ingrown nails)
  •  Plantar warts

If your child experiences any of the above symptoms please contact us at Podiatry Professionals to see a podiatrist for an in detail assessment and professional advice. We treat these problems with a range of podiatry treatments on a daily basis.