PEDIATRIC FOOT

piede pediatrico - paediatric foot

Foot pathologies arise in children as well as in senior patients; this is why the podiatrist is a fundamental figure at all ages.
Child foot may present a range of conditions that can go from the treatment of ingrowing nails warts or minor congenital malformation like clinodactyly, the latter is a condition, treated with silicone correctors to prevent worsening, starting at three years of age. Moreover, children’s gait should be examined regularly in order to confirm the harmonic development of the foot and lower leg.
In these cases the podiatrist focuses on the ailments that may evolve into more severe conditions later, in order to prevent them.

Foot pathologies arise in children as well as in senior patients; this is why the podiatrist is a fundamental figure at all ages.
Child foot may present a range of conditions that can go from the treatment of ingrowing nails warts or minor congenital malformation like clinodactyly, the latter is a condition, treated with silicone correctors to prevent worsening, starting at three years of age. Moreover, children’s gait should be examined regularly in order to confirm the harmonic development of the foot and lower leg.
In these cases the podiatrist focuses on the ailments that may evolve into more severe conditions later, in order to prevent them.