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In-Toeing

In-toeing, also known as pigeon-toeing, is a common condition where a child's feet turn inward toward the midline of the body. This may involve the feet, knees or both. In-toeing often needs to be addressed to prevent permanent issues.

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Kids Heel Pain (Severs)

Sever's is a common heel condition that affects active children, typically between the ages of 8 and 14. It is an inflammation of the growth plate in the heel bone (calcaneus), where the Achilles tendon attaches causing pain.

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Flat Feet in Children

Flat feet, also known as pes planus, is a condition characterised by a lack of arch in the foot. In children, flat feet are relatively common and often a normal part of development however sometimes can be a cause of concern when pain or asymmetry is involved.

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Knee Pain in Children

Knee pain in children can have various causes, and it's important to address any concerns promptly to ensure the child's well-being. From a podiatry perspective, knee pain may be related to issues with the lower limbs, foot structure, or biomechanics.

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Toe-walking in children refers to a walking pattern where a child constantly walks on their toes or the balls of their feet without proper contact with the heel. Although normal in children learning to walk, persistent toe-walking beyond the age of three or four may warrant attention and evaluation by a podiatrist.

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Children & Teens

At My Podiatrist Canberra, we understand that children and teenagers may experience unique lower limb and foot concerns as they grow and engage in various physical activities. Our dedicated podiatrists are committed to providing focused care tailored to the specific needs of young patients, ensuring optimal foot health and addressing any concerns that may arise during childhood and adolescence.

Podiatrists can address a range of foot and ankle issues in children and teens. Some common concerns that podiatrists may treat in this age group include:

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In-Toeing

In-toeing, also known as pigeon-toeing, is a common condition where a child’s feet turn inward toward the midline of the body. This may involve the feet, knees, or both.
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Kids Heel Pain (Severs)

Sever’s is a common heel condition that affects children, typically between the ages of 8 and 14. It is an inflammation of the growth plate in the heel bone (calcaneus), where…
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Flat Feet in Children

Flat feet, also known as pes planus, is a condition characterised by a lack of arch in the foot. In children, flat feet are relatively common and often a normal part of development
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Knee Pain in Children

Knee pain in children can have various causes, and it’s important to address any concerns promptly to ensure the child’s well-being. From a podiatry perspective, knee pain…
Toe-Walking

Toe-Walking

Toe-walking in children refers to a walking pattern where a child constantly walks on their toes or the balls of their feet without proper contact with the heel. While occasional…