There is a range of factors that contribute to heel pain in children. Some common reasons why kids develop heel pain are but not limited to: Inappropriate footwear Growth spurt Flat feet Abnormal walking or ruining biomechanics Let’s break down each of these reasons in more detail. Inappropriate footwear: When It comes to shoes, it
Heel pain is a very common complaint seen by Podiatrists. There are many different causes of heel pain which differ between adults and children. Heel pain in children can be caused by stress fractures, bursitis, tendinopathy or severs disease. Severs disease is the most common reason for heel pain in children. Severs disease or also
Children And Their Shoes As your child grows and develops so does their foot, this means that what a toddler needs for their foot is going to be different to a child going off to school. And no child’s foot is the same so what is required in the shoe will also vary.
Toddlers And Their Shoes As your child grows and develops so does their foot, this means that what a toddler needs for their foot is going to be different to a child going off to school. And no child’s foot is the same so what is required in the shoe will also vary. Toddlers
Children’s Feet – Flat Feet What Is Flat Feet? Flat feet, also known as pronated feet, is where the arch on the inside of the foot is flat or fallen during standing or walking. Parents often say they noticed their child’s ‘ankles falling inwards’, this is usually a sign of flat or pronated feet.
Heel Pain in Children Sever’s Disease What is Sever’s Disease? Sever’s Disease is a common diagnosis of heel pain in children. It is not a disease that can harm your child or that is life threatening, although it can cause debilitating foot and heel pain in your child. This is because Sever’s disease, (also
Bowed legs is a condition in most children under 2 years old. A child with bowed legs is where your knees stay wide apart even when your feet are together. This may be a result of either one, or both, of the legs curving outward. Walking often exaggerates this bowed appearance.