Pediatric Foot Care

Arch development Children's feet Corrective bracing and orthotics foot doctor of kids in Loudoun County Shuman Podiatry

14 Mar About Childhood Foot Deformities

Childhood Foot Deformities A pediatric foot deformity can be any condition that affects the bones, muscles, or ligaments of the foot. When you’re looking for someone to diagnose and treat a pediatric condition, look for a podiatrist who specializes in treating children’s conditions. Early diagnosis and...

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18 Oct Overlapping toes in Toddlers Feet

Does Your Toddler Have Overlapping Toes? Overlapping toes can happen in adults, but did you know children can also have them? If you’ve noticed an overlap on your toddler’s toes, you may worry if they’ll stay that way. Fortunately, fixing overlapping toes in children is easy....

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Sports Related Foot Injury

08 Jul How long for an ankle sprain to fully heal?

Recovery from a Sprained Ankle A sprained ankle is one of the most common lower-body injuries. Ankle sprains are 40% of all ankle injuries and about half of all sports injuries. A sprained ankle happens when you pull or tear a ligament. It is painful, but a...

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25 Feb What is the difference between a Podiatrist and Podologist?

Podologists, Podiatrists, and Chiropodists: What’s the Difference? Have you ever heard of a podologist? What about a chiropodist? These are all different names for medical professionals who specialize in foot care. In the US, we routinely use the term podiatrist to refer to these doctors. Here’s...

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14 Dec How often Should Kids get new Shoes

Time for New Shoes for Children's Feet Your children grow up quickly, and their feet grow right along with them. If you’re not sure how often your kids need new shoes, this guide will help. Toddlers Your children’s feet grow the fastest during their early years. Up to...

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