Why is it important to monitor children's development?
The development of children's lower limb and foot is important in determine their alignment in adult life. Monitoring closely to ensure milestones are achieved can reduce your child's likelihood of suffering from issues with their lower limb and walking.
The foot is mostly cartilage, up until its fully developed by the age of 12. Diagnosing abnormalities in kids feet early and intervening at a young age can improve alignment and prevent foot issues in adult life.
Our of podiatrist are highly trained in all areas of children's podiatry to detect abnormalities in children and can offer many treatment options depending on what your child needs.
Common concerns we see in children's feet and lower limb:
- Delayed walking
- Curly Toes
- Walking difficulties
- Footwear Advice
- Growing pain
- Knocked knees
- Complaints of pain
- Severs Syndrome
- Knee issues
- Ingrown Nails
- Warts and other skin problems
Book for a Biomechanical Assessment for any of with above conditions or if you are concerned about the development of your child's lower limb and foot.