Teen Foot Health
If you think about it your feet are so vital to so many things you do. You need them to play most sports, dance, ride a bike, skateboard, go shopping and walk anywhere. They are so important that to find them embarrassing and something to hide away is, at least to podiatrists, a bit strange. After all some famous teen idols including Lilly Allen, Joss Stone, Delta Goodrem, David Beckham, Hillary Duff, Will Smith, Ian Thorpe and Angelina Jolie are not shy about getting their feet out in public.
Participating in sports puts increased forces through joints in the legs
which can cause pain and injury. Runners for example can develop foot
or leg problems that may need treatment from a podiatrist.
treadmill, video equipment and their knowledge they can assess the
patient, diagnose the problem and potentially
provide custom made insoles that can alter the mechanics of the foot and reduce unwanted forces going through the foot.