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Common Lower Limb Problems in School Aged Children

Common Problems in School Aged Children: Returning to school can often highlight problems with the lower limb of your child. You might notice new bumps or lumps on the soles of your child's foot, or they might begin to complain of pain in their legs or feet after activity. Below are some common problems we treat in school aged children. Warts: a wart, also known as a verruca, occurs when the human papillomavirus (HPV) virus can enter the skin. Warts can...

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Qualities That Make A Good Shoe

It can often be a daunting prospect to choose new shoes for children, for school and sport. There are so many options! Not only do the shoes have to fit properly (see our post on Buying School shoes) they have to look good, feel comfortable and be up to the schools standards. Active children are especially hard on shoes, which may see shoes wear quicker than expected. In order to get the most out of your children’s shoes, you need...

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Top Tips for Buying School Shoes

Top Tips for Buying School Shoes With a new school year beginning, and the children of Darwin returning to the classroom, many parents and guardians will be shopping for new shoes. It can be a daunting task! Here are Darwin Podiatry's top tips to remember when buying new school shoes:Ensure your child’s feet are measured correctly for the width and length of the shoe. A shoe should follow the foot’s natural curve around the toes. Ensure there is enough room at...

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You can select both clinics according to your preference.
You can select both clinics according to your preference.