Exploring Paediatric Podiatry: Foot Care and health for Kids

How do we treat and In-toeing?

We understand the concerns associated with an intoed gait, commonly known as "pigeon toed." This is something we see as Podiatrists commonly. This condition can have various underlying causes, originating from the foot, leg, or hip. Our expert podiatrists specialize in identifying the cause and tailoring targeted treatments accordingly. In many instances, an intoed gait is harmless and may not necessitate extensive treatment. However, there are situations where interventions such as appropriate footwear, orthotics, targeted exercises, graded exposure, and engaging in play can be beneficial. At Achieve Podiatry, we take a comprehensive approach to address the unique needs of each patient, whether the underlying cause is related to foot structure, leg alignment, or hip mechanics.

How can we help Sever’s Disease

Sever's Disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is characterized by heel pain in growing children. Our specialized approach at Achieve Podiatry focuses on alleviating your child's symptoms through a range of treatments depending on the severity. Treatments such as orthotic therapy, targeted stretching. footwear, heel lifts and taping techniques are effective. By addressing the underlying factors contributing to the condition, we aim to provide effective relief and promote your child's healthy foot development. Trust our experienced team to provide the comprehensive care your child needs to overcome Sever's Disease and enjoy an active and pain-free lifestyle.

Can Podiatry help kids with Autism?

We understand the unique challenges individuals with autism may face, including difficulties with spatial awareness, clumsiness and gait abnormalities. Our goal is to provide comprehensive care that focuses on improving function and assisting with activities of daily living. This is usually done in combination with physiotherapy and occupational therapy. Through specialized assessments and tailored treatment plans, we address the specific foot and lower limb needs of individuals with autism. By improving their mobility and stability, we aim to enhance their overall quality of life and help them navigate the world with greater confidence and ease.

How does Podiatry help with Hypermobility?

Hypermobility and hypotonia, characterized by excessive flexibility or decreased muscle strength, can pose significant functional challenges. At Achieve Podiatry, our dedicated podiatrists are experienced in treating these conditions. We specialize in addressing the specific needs associated with hypermobility and hypotonia, providing targeted interventions to improve mobility, stability, and overall function. Whether it's developing customized treatment plans, recommending orthotic solutions, or providing exercises to enhance muscle strength, our team is committed to helping individuals overcome the challenges associated with hypermobility and hypotonia.