Pediatric Foot Care

Foot, Ankle, & Leg Vein Center

Foot Doctors, Foot & Ankle Surgery & Vein Care located in Boca Raton, FL & Boynton, FL

Between developmental abnormalities, skin conditions, and injuries, your child may need to see a podiatrist early on in life. At Foot, Ankle & Leg Vein Center, you can schedule a pediatric foot care evaluation with Jason Gold, DPM, or Jodi Schoenhaus, DPM, FACFAS, to receive dedicated care that helps your child recover from even the most complex of foot and ankle issues. Book your pediatric foot care exam at the Boca Raton or Boynton, Florida, clinic locations by clicking on the online scheduler or by calling either office directly.

Pediatric Foot & Ankle Care

What is pediatric foot care?

Pediatric foot care involves intervening with medical management plans if your child experiences a delay or abnormality in their development that could otherwise impact the way they walk. Plus, children experience many of the same foot and ankle issues adults do, including plantar warts, that may also warrant a trip to the podiatrist.

Other times, pediatric foot solutions involve treating an injury after your little one experiences trauma. In any case, though, building a trusted relationship with a pediatric podiatrist can ensure your child continues to grow and develop normally and healthfully, so they can flourish to their full potential.

When should I take my child to the podiatrist?

The podiatry team at Foot, Ankle & Leg Vein Center, Dr. Gold and Dr. Schoenhaus, have extensive training in pediatric foot ailments. They can help you if your child is experiencing any of the following issues.

  • Pigeon toes (in-toeing)
  • Plantar warts
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Knock-knees
  • Bowlegs
  • Heel pain
  • Flatfeet

You may also want to schedule a pediatric foot care evaluation at Foot, Ankle & Leg Vein Center if your infant isn’t walking by about 18 months. Dr. Gold or Dr. Schoenhaus can evaluate your little one to ensure they’re not struggling with a developmental issue that may be impacting their ability to stand or walk.

How are pediatric foot problems treated?

Your child’s pediatric foot care treatment plan depends on their specific diagnosis. Some of the most common foot and ankle treatments for children offered at Foot, Ankle & Leg Vein Center include:

  • Specialized shoes
  • Stretching exercises
  • Foot and ankle braces
  • Shoe inserts (orthotics)
  • Ingrown toenail surgery
  • Prescription-strength wart, fungal, or other topical treatment

While less common, sometimes surgical intervention is needed to correct bones or soft tissues. Both Dr. Gold and Dr. Schoenhaus specialize in minimally invasive pediatric surgery for children of all ages. No matter how minor or how complex your child’s foot or ankle condition may be, you can receive the compassionate care you need at Foot, Ankle & Leg Vein Center.

Schedule your child’s pediatric foot care evaluation at Foot, Ankle & Leg Vein Center today. You can conveniently book online or over the phone.