Children's Podiatry

Podiatry for kids

Podiatry for kids

For many parents, it is not uncommon to find concern in how your child’s legs and feet may appear or move during the developing stages…

Kids Orthotics

Kids Orthotics

Having an orthotic made for your child is an incredibly specialised area that is performed differently practitioner to practitioner. At Melbourne Sports Podiatry we happily treat 100’s of kids each year with growing

Flat Feet Check

Flat Feet Check

The term flat foot refers to when the arch in the foot is minimal or collapsed to the point where the middle of the foot is touching the ground.

Growing Pains and Growth Checks

Growing Pains and Growth Checks

Your child’s body is rapidly changing throughout their development. Although growth is usually steady and consistent, occasionally children go through rapid periods of change within their bodies or within their chosen sport or school activity.

Knock Knees – Genu Valgum

Knock Knees – Genu Valgum

This is a condition where the knees are pointing in towards one another whilst the feet and legs are facing straight. This can be to the point where the ankles are unable to touch without the knee’s “knocking” into one another.

Bow Legs – Genu Varum

Bow Legs – Genu Varum

This is a condition where the knees are outside the midline of the upper and or lower legs. This can be to the point where the ankles are touching without the knee’s being able to touch one another.

In/Out Toeing, Curly Toes

In/Out Toeing, Curly Toes

This is a condition where the toes are pointing in towards the centre of the body or away from the midline of the body. Quite often intoeing is referred to as pigeon toes and out-toeing is referred to as duck feet.