Home    Subscribe    Contact    Login

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

by archi (follow)
http:/ www.weekendnotes.com/profile/258238/
Kids (130)      Health (60)      Children (53)      Top tip (28)      Health and Wellbeing (15)     
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.

Related Article: Attipas Shoes - Perfect Shoes for Little Feet

#Health
#Kids
#Children
#Top tip
#Health and Wellbeing
I like this Article - 1
[ print friendly ]
Share: email  facebook  twitter
More Articles by archi
**Plane Travel With the Youngsters** If you're a parent who is planning an upcoming trip with...
96 views
Early childhood, ages one through five, is the most formative period in not only a childís life, but...
141 views
Parents want to safeguard their children against health issues today
172 views
As a parent, it is important to ensure that your kids grow up to be healthy and strong
174 views
Many times when parents divorce they are overwhelmed with guilt
133 views
Germs are everywhere and can affect every surface in your home
1001 views
view all articles by archi
Articles by archi on Other Hubs
Getting a personal trainer may have been looming in the back of your mind for weeks or longer, but y...
10 likes
ID: 70446
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
When the clocks change, or in summer months, it can be difficult if your baby wakes extra early ...
4959 views
One way of cutting the cost of having a baby is to get some of your baby items second hand
8741 views
If you're looking for cheap baby goods for your baby, here are some excellent stores you can go to t...
10807 views
Letís be honest; everything you could ever need to know can be found on the internet
2231 views
Most preschoolers love telling jokes but don't always 'get' the punch line or might instead tell...
by Jane
2316 views
I love crystals and have a few in my collection, so when junior got a Crystal Growing Kit for Christ...
1908 views
When it comes to bodyboards, parents have a great choice of products to suit every budget
1258 views
When sitting still is needed on a long journey or in a waiting room, some simple Apps on an iPad...
by Jane
865 views
Tinkers Marble Race is keeping my 5 year old and 3 year old entertained while providing suitable...
494 views
Your Guide to Cleaning and Decluttering Your Child's Bedroom While the innate tendency to be ti...
239 views
Categories
Parenting (156)
Play (88)
Tips (47)
Eating (32)
Travel (27)
Safety (23)
Sleep (11)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version