Many adult foot issues are like other body ailments, many have their origins in infancy and are present at birth. Orthotic treatment in children has been used to successfully help with postural, balance issues and uncontrolled hypermobility. Unforeseen concerns may include poor foot posture, awkward walking or running style. Periodic podiatry attention and regular foot assessments can minimise these problems in later life. Katie Nilan Podiatry has a special interest in children’s feet and has undergone additional postgraduate training in this area.
Common conditions that children may present with include: