Posts in: Pediatric Foot Care

Heel Pain in Children

One possible cause for heel pain in children is Sever’s Disease.  This is also known as Calcaneal Apophysitis. This is a condition that typically affects children, ages 8-14 years old.  It commonly affects kids that participate in physical activities, such as walking, running, or jumping.  This occurs because the heel bone or calcaneus does not… Read More

Pediatric Flat Feet

Pediatric flat feet can be classified as symptomatic or asymptomatic, and are very common. Typically, surgical intervention is not required. Symptomatic flat feet display symptoms such as pain and limitation of activity, while asymptomatic flat feet show no symptoms at all. Flat feet can be apparent at birth or it can show up years later…. Read More