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Children’s Feet

Children’s feet differ from those of adults as they are not yet fully formed. Children usually begin to walk any time between 10 and 24 months of age. So it is important to ensure your child’s feet are developing as not all children conditions will be outgrown without some type of intervention.

A check-up for your child with a podiatrist is recommended if:

  • Your child complains of recurrent pain or sore feet or legs.
  • Your child is not walking by the age of 18 months.
  • Your child wants to be carried most of the time.
  • You notice uneven shoe wear.
  • You notice any skin rashes, hard skin lumps or bumps on your child’s feet.
  • You child is constantly tripping or falling.
  • Or you have any other concerns about your child’s feet.

At Mint Foot Care, we treat children of all ages for a range of different foot conditions. The conditions we treat include flat feet ,in-toeing, out-toeing ,sever’s disease ,knocked kneed ,bow legs, heel pain and growing pains. Our management plans are based on a number of factors which include age, family history, associated pain and any biomechanical problems.

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Latest News

  • NEWS AND EVENTS

    Closure

    We will be closing on Monday 8 January 2018 and will reopen at 1:30pm on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. If you wish to book an appointment, you can now book online by clicking on the BOOK ONLINE tab found on the header of each page of our website.

    Date:6 December 20, 2017
  • FOOTWEAR

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    Date:6 November 22, 2017
  • BONE

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    WHAT IS A STRESS FRACTURE? A stress fracture is an incomplete crack in a bone. Stress fractures are caused by repeated stress or repetitive activity over a period, weakening the bone. Stress fractures are common in runners and athletes who participate in soccer, basketball and people who change their activities such as by trying a […]

    Date:6 November 22, 2017
  • STAFF

    Mia-Office Administrator

    Mia-Office Administrator The youngest member of our team, Mia is a dynamic office administrator. Mia is currently studying nursing and plays an active role in our infection control procedures and assisting our podiatrists. Outside of work Mia likes to stay active by participating in netball and hitting the gym.

    Date:6 November 22, 2017
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    Date:6 November 22, 2017
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    Date:6 November 16, 2017