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 and early intervention can improve alignment and prevent foot issues in adult life.
Common concerns we see in children:
- 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 if you are concerned about your child's lower limb/foot development.