Children’s Podiatry, Posture & Gait clinic

Common foot concerns for Parents

Every foot is unique and will go through its own developmental stages at different times. Some conditions can improve with growth naturally however intervention may be needed sometimes. Some common concerns are:

  • If your child complains of persistent pain in the feet or legs
  • Notice uneven shoe wear patterns
  • The feet appear to be in an unusual posture (in-toeing) or appear to have an unusual gait (toe walking)
  • Notice any skin lesions such as rashes, lumps or bumps in the feet
  • Your child constantly trips or falls

Any other concerns you may have common problems for children:

  • Growing pains
  • Flat feet
  • In toeing or out toeing
  • Toe walking
  • Heel and knee pain
  • Knock knees or bow legs
  • Acute injuries
  • Nail and skin problems (warts, ingrown nails)