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Pediatric foot care in Miami

Pediatric Podiatrists in Adventura

Kids Foot Doctors Serving Aventura, North Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, downtown Miami and the surrounding areas in Miami Dade, and Broward Counties.

Pediatric Podiatrists in Adventura

Pediatric Podiatrists in Adventura

You do not have to be an older adult to suffer from foot problems. The fact is that there are many common foot problems that kids experience as well. If your child has foot pain, or is experiencing some kind of foot problem, you will want to visit Dr. Merrick L. Horn and Dr. Jean-Jacques Kassis, who are expert pediatric podiatrists serving Adventura, North Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, downtown Miami and the surrounding areas in Miami Dade, and Broward Counties.

Our practice provides the highest quality of care to patients of all ages, and specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of foot and ankle conditions. Children’s feet are different from those of adults, and therefore can have special problems. Since a child’s feet are growing and developing, it is important that an expert, like Dr. Horn, be consulted should parents find abnormalities in a child’s walking gait. Should a corrective shoe be needed, we offer shoes that are sturdy and supportive without being overly restrictive. We also offer pediatric shoe inserts that can offer a gentle correction to help guild a child’s natural foot growth. Our pediatric podiatrists in Aventura will advise you if your child will benefit from any of these shoes or inserts.

There are some foot problems that are common in children. For instance, Sever’s disease is a common condition for children who play soccer, basketball, or run and jump a lot during play. This can be prevented by putting children’s arch supports into the shoes the child used for sports. Or children can wear supportive athletic shoes that provide heel and arch support. Many children also have flat feet, the absence of arch development. This can be a common cause of childhood foot pain. If this is the case with your child, your child should visit our office to see Dr. Horn and Dr. Kassis. They may recommend that your child wear arch supports and supportive shoes to make sure that the foot and other muscles, tendons and bones grow correctly, and do not experience undue strain. Also, if your child walks with obvious in-toeing or out-toeing you will want to see our pediatric podiatrists in Aventura for evaluation. Dr. Horn ad Dr. Kassis will be happy to meet with you and your child to see what, if anything, should be done to ensure healthy foot development for your child. If you would like to make an appointment for your child to our doctors, simply call our office today. Many adult foot conditions can be prevented when developing problems are caught early in children.

Adventura Kids Podiatrists
909 North Miami Beach Blvd
Suite 401
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
(305) 949-4189

Miami Dade Advanced Toenail Fungus Treatment

Miami Dade Advanced Toenail Fungus Treatment

Advanced toenail fungus treatment in Aventura, North Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, downtown Miami and the surrounding areas in Miami Dade, and Broward Counties.

Miami Dade Advanced Toenail Fungus Treatment

Miami Dade Advanced Toenail Fungus Treatment

There are many things that can affect the health of our feet. We may forget and even neglect our feet until something serious or unsightly happens that we cannot ignore. Toenail fungus can be annoying, unsightly, and it can even be dangerous if the condition goes untreated. If you are seeking toenail fungus treated that doesn’t require taking medication or applying ointments for extended periods of time, then Dr. Merrick L. Horn and Dr. Jean-Jacques Kassis can provide you with advanced toenail fungus treatment in Aventura, North Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, downtown Miami and the surrounding areas in Miami Dade, and Broward Counties. This treatment is a safe, and often effective alternative to oral and topical medications.

Toenail fungus often begins as a spot under the nail. The spot may appear to be white or yellowish in color. Sometimes, these spots can grow out of the nail, leaving the nail itself unscathed. But if the fungus is more serious, the bacteria may spread throughout the entirety of the nail. The entire toenail may become discolored, grow thicker and harder to the touch, and the edges of the nail may begin to crumble as well. This stage of toenail fungus should absolutely be treated and can lead to further complications if treatment is not sought out. Dr. Merrick L. Horn and Dr. Jean-Jacques Kassis can help any patients with this condition by offering advanced toenail fungus treatment in Aventura, North Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, downtown Miami and the surrounding areas in Miami Dade, and Broward Counties.

Traditionally, toenail fungus can be treated with the help of oral medications or topical ointments. Medications have the potential for side effects and topical ointments can be messy and uncomfortable to apply multiple times a day. Instead, Dr. Horn and Dr. Kassis can treat your toenail fungus with the help of advanced laser technology. A specially designed laser beams through the toenail and safely kills the organisms embedded in the nail bed that cause toenail fungus.The recommended treatment is 3-4 visits for most people in order to effectively treat the fungus, and the doctors at Foot and Ankle Specialists of Florida will determine if you need additional follow-up care. The great thing is that there is virtually no recovery time. You can walk right out of the office after your treatment!

If you are looking for a quick, and convenient method of treating, and hopefully eliminating toenail fungus, Dr. Merrick L. Horn and Dr. Jean-Jacques Kassis are here to help. Our advanced toenail fungus treatment requires one or a small number of safe, quick treatments with little or no discomfort and is performed as an outpatient service with no anesthesia. Call us to schedule an appointment or to find out more about advanced toenail fungus treatment in Aventura, North Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, downtown Miami and the surrounding areas in Miami Dade, and Broward Counties.

Adventura Advanced Toenail Fungus Treatment
909 North Miami Beach Blvd
Suite 401
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
(305) 949-4189