Do you have concerns about your child’s legs or feet? Are you worried that they may walk differently to other children their age?
You are not alone! There are many parents that seek a lower limb podiatry assessment for their children as they have concerns about their legs and feet.
There are wide ranges of conditions that can affect children’s lower limbs. Due to children’s development continuously changing from their first steps to their teenage years many of these problems will correct themselves in time, however, others should be treated at an early stage.
If you are concerned about your child’s feet or want to know if they are at the right stages of their lower limb development, our podiatrist Dr Ella can help!
Dr Ella has a special interest in Children’s Podiatry and is trained in performing paediatric lower limb assessments. Dr Ella understands children can be scared of attending medical appointments and always makes her consults fun and inviting to try and ease your child’s anxiety.
Dr Ella will provide you with the right education and tools to ensure your child’s lower limb development stays on the right track. She will also ensure follow up consults are booked, to track how your child is progressing through different developmental stages.
Common conditions that affect children’s feet are:
- Severs disease
- Plantar warts
- Knock knees (Genu Valgus)
- Bowlegs (Genu varus)
- Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
- Toe walking
- Flat feet
- Growing pains
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