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Common Conditions – Child

Curly toes

The main symptom is the visible curling of one or more toes underneath the next toe(s). This may not cause any other symptoms but you might notice that your child is developing areas of hard skin on the sole of the foot, having difficulty with wearing some styles of shoes or finding suitable shoes that…

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Sever’s Disease

Sever’s disease is a common overuse injury in children that presents as a gradual onset of pain the the heel.  It is especially common in children that are active in sport and is more common in boys than girls. Symptoms Gradual onset of pain in one or both heels Pain is worse with activity especially…

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Paediatric Flat-Foot

Paediatric flat-foot Paediatric flat-foot can be classified as symptomatic or asymptomatic. Symptomatic flat-feet exhibit symptoms such as pain and limitation of activity, while asymptomatic flat-feet show no symptoms. Symptoms Most children with flat-foot have no symptoms, but some have one or more of the following symptoms: Pain, tenderness, or cramping in the foot, leg, and…

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Verrucae

Verrucae, or plantar warts, are caused by a virus, the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), and commonly occur on the soles of the feet or around the toes.

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Sweaty feet

Excessively sweaty feet is known as Hyperhidrosis and is caused by overactive sweat glands.

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