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5 Signs Of Foot Problems In Children And How To Spot Them

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Foot problems in children can be hard to spot and many times go unnoticed by parents. However, children's foot pain is more common than you think. Most of the time, it is not serious, but as with any medical issue or concern, prompt medical diagnosis and treatment is recommended.


Foot pain in children usually develops over time and is the result of the overuse of the legs and feet due to a child's participation in sports and the related athletic training that is required. If left untreated, that pain could lead to chronic and lasting problems with both the feet and legs that could impact your child for a lifetime.

If you spot any of the following symptoms in your youngster, it may be time to see a podiatrist for children for a thorough foot and leg examination.

Your Child Has Trouble Keeping Up

Your child may simply not be slower than the other kids when it comes to play or sports. A child with flat feet experiences fatigue more quickly than a child without flat feet because the muscles in his legs and feet are not working as well as they should.


Thanks, But No Thanks

If your youngster suddenly stops wanting to participate in activities he previously enjoyed, it could be due to heel pain. Heel pain in children often occurs between the ages of 8 and 14 due to repetitive stress caused by sports, leading to muscle pain and a swelling of the growth plate at the back of a his heel. Use a podiatrist that specialises in children to determine if foot pain could be keeping your child from taking part in activities he had liked.

They Donít Want To Show You Their Feet

Kids are like adults and don't always enjoy a trip to the doctor's office, so when they notice a change in the appearance of their feet or toenails, they might not tell their parents. To prevent this from happening, parents should get in the habit of examining their child's feet from a young age. If you notice calluses, growths, skin discolouration, or redness or swelling around the toenails, a trip to the doctor may be warranted.


It's Not Always Just Being Clumsy

If your child repeatedly stumbles and falls, it could be a sign of several underlying medical conditions, including in-toeing, neuromuscular issues or even balance problems. A child podiatrist can examine your youngster's feet and legs to uncover the cause of the problem.

Your Child Complains Of Pain

Foot pain in children is never normal and should be taken seriously by parents. If your child complains of pain or has swelling in his feet that lasts for more than just a couple of days, this should be examined by a medical professional.

If your youngster has any of these symptoms, he should be examined by a medical professional who specializes in children's feet problems. The doctor will be able to diagnose and develop a treatment plan tailored to your child's unique needs and condition.

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