Plantar Warts, Flat Feet, Heel Pain
Children can be affected by many of the same foot conditions that adults experience, including plantar warts, flat feet, heel pain, and ingrown toenails. In fact, because of the nature of their growing bodies and active lifestyles, children may experience foot pain more frequently.
For example, normal bone and muscle growth changes in a child’s legs may contribute to heel pain and/or flat feet. Kids can be tough on their feet, which is why pediatric foot pain in the form of ingrown toenails and warts are such common problems.
Most Common Pediatric Foot Conditions
Ingrown toenails can affect anyone at any age, but they occur frequently in children, particularly teenagers. This is often due to tight-fitting shoes as kids go through growth spurts. If an ingrown toenail is not treated early on, the surrounding skin can become infected.
Other common pediatric foot conditions include:
Pediatric Podiatrist in Cincinnati
If your child is experiencing any type of foot or ankle pain, the podiatrists at Cincinnati Foot & Ankle Care are well-trained in diagnosing children’s foot conditions and disorders and can provide an effective solution. Call us at the location nearest to you to arrange a consultation or request an appointment online.