Pediatric Foot and Ankle Conditions

Updated 4/11/2019
Pediatric Foot and Ankle Conditions, University Foot and Ankel Institute

The team of experts at University Foot and Ankle Institute understand the special circumstances of treating children's feet since they are developing and growing bones, joint and tendons.

 

Our physicians pride themselves in offering the most advanced treatment in a compassionate, caring and patient environment. With decades of combined experience caring for pediatric patients, we're committed to getting your child back doing the activities they love, in the least amount of time and using the least invasive treatment possible.

 

  • The growth plate is the weakest point in the bone If fractured and left untreated, the injury can stunt the bone’s growth.

  • Also know as Sever’s disease, this occurs during puberty when the heel bone grows a lot faster than the leg muscles and tendons.

  • Also called Freiberg’s Infraction, this painful condition often affects young athletes, causing tiny metatarsal breaks and bone collapse.

  • This condition occurs when an extra piece of bone material forms above the arch on the inside of the foot. It's often unnoticed until there's pain or irritation in the area.

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