Many Adult foot problems have their origins in childhood and are present at birth. Foot pain and symptoms in children is not common compared to adults but abnormal pressure can easily cause deformities and these deformities will not be outgrown by themselves. Therefore Regular foot screening with podiatrist can minimize these problems in later life.
A child's feet grow rapidly during the first year, reaching almost half their adult foot size but growth should not be painful process. If your child is complaining of a pain or cramping in the feet and legs, you should immediately seek help form a professional. In temple clinic we encourage parents to have their children's feet examined annually to ensure that proper growth and development are occurring, so that children can enjoy their lives to their full potential.
The best treatment for your child mainly depends on existing condition but in Temple clinic we provide range of treatments including stretching, strengthening and coordination exercises, taping techniques, functional orthotics, ingrown toe nails, verrucae treatments and foot wear/care advise.
Specialised consultation and care for children foot problems at Temple Clinic in Ealing, West London