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  • What Is Pediatric Flatfoot? A child over the age of 5 with rigid or flexible flatfoot should seek the advice of a pediatric foot doctor to determine if intervention is needed.
  • Children's Foot Care Proper foot care is important for children of all ages, as foot problems that crop up later in life often stem from childhood issues.
  • Sever's Disease Sever’s disease, or calcaneal apophysitis, is a common but painful heel injury that affects children. With Sever’s disease, the heel’s growth plate becomes inflamed and sore, usually in kids that are active in sports. It can crop up during periods of rapid growth, especially during the onset of puberty. During this time, the heel bone …