Foot Doctor Blog

Posts for: February, 2020

Heel pain in children is often due to an injury to the growth plate, a condition called “Calcaneal Apophysitis” or otherwise known as “Sever’s Disease”. Overuse or repeated stress to the growth plate results in painful inflammation. This type of heel pain appears different for children than adults and does not go away easily. There are a few treatments offered at our clinic for this painful condition.

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Come have our pediatric specialist, Dr. Stanford, DPM evaluate and treat your child’s heel pain today!


Understanding Foot Biomechanics

The foot goes through a predictable range of motion known as pronation and supination, typically without any conscious effort. This process was originally meant for soft surfaces, but over time, most surfaces we walk on have changed from soft to hard. So the ground is actually to blame for most of our foot problems! A custom orthotic can help accomodate these environmental changes. Come have our biomechanics specialist, Dr. Stanford, DPM evaluate, explain, and prescribe an orthotic for your feet today!

Read here about our custom orthotics scanning process.