Manchester have specialist paediatric podiatrists that treat a range of conditions. Some of the common paediatric conditions that we treat in children include:
Toe walking in children is a descriptive name given to a child that walks on the balls of their feet, this means that there is either no heel contact with the ground, or very little.
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Foot pain describes any sensation of pain or discomfort that is felt in the foot or surrounding area.
Fallen arches describe feet whereby the inside arch of the foot is flat. Fallen arches are completely normal in babies as the arch is filled with a layer of fat.
In toeing or 'pigeon toed' as it is also known describes the position of a child's foot where the feet point inwards.
Out toeing in a child refers to the position of the foot whereby the feet and toes are pointing in an outwards direction.
Talipes (talipes equino varus), otherwise known as 'club foot', is a deformity of the foot and ankle that is present from birth.
Heel Pain is any pain, discomfort or tenderness that appears either at, or around the site of the heel.
An ingrown toenail (or onychocryptosis) is where the side of the toenail cuts into the skin next to the nail.
Sweaty feet, as the name suggests, are feet that perspire. The feet have lots of sweat glands, and sweating is a normal mechanism that the body uses to cool down.
Cerebral palsy (CP) is the name given to describe a group of neurological conditions that affect a child's ability to co-ordinate movement, as well as a child's ability to see, think, learn and hear.
Down syndrome is a chromosomal condition that produces a number of both mental and physical characteristics and differences, all of which can vary from mild to severe.
Knee pain describes pain and/or discomfort felt at the knee joint.
Severs disease is an inflammatory condition that affects the growth plate at the back of the heel.
Freiberg's infarction affects children and teenagers, and is a condition that causes pain and inflammation at the head of the second metatarsal due to a loss of blood supply to the metatarsal head.
Our clinics are open Monday to Saturday 8am - 8pm. We can usualy see you within 24 - 48 hours. Sometimes same-day appointments are available.
Manchester Podiatry offers a range of podiatry services that are suitable for all individuals. This means that whether young or old, amateur or elite athlete - Manchester Podiatry can help you!
Manchester Podiatry is a leading provider of quality podiatric assessment and treatment services in Manchester and Merseyside.
We are part of Chiropody.co.uk - We provide immediate access to a high quality, value for money bespoke podiatry service. Our podiatrists provide specialist treatments to meet the needs of individuals, case managers, solicitors, organisations, care homes, and sport teams.