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Why is it important to monitor children's development?
The development of children's lower limb and feet are 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 Podiatrist is 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.
What should parent be looking for:
- Complaint of night pain
- Constantly tripping over
- Inability to keep up with other kids
- Abnormal alignment
- Asymmetry from one leg to the other
Common concerns we see in children's feet and lower limb:
- Delayed walking
- Curly Toes
- Walking difficulties
- Growing pain
- Knocked knees
- Severs heel pain
- Knee issues
Other issues we help with:
- Footwear fitting
- Ingrown Nails
- Warts and other skin problems
Please book for a Biomechanical Assessment if you are concerned about the development of your child's lower limb and foot, or your child is complaining of pain.
For all other issues please book for a standard consultation.
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