Many people associate podiatric care with something that adults and older people need. However, the truth is that many young children need podiatric foot care. If you are looking for a foot doctor who specializes in children’s podiatry, then we encourage you to visit our practice for excellent pediatric foot care in Miami.
Our expert podiatrists are Dr. Merrick L. Horn and Dr. Jean-Jacques Kassis. As expert podiatrists, Dr. Horn and Dr. Kassis can treat all problems of the foot, ankle, and lower leg of children. We are also able to provide conservative as well as surgical treatments of foot problems. Pediatric foot care in Miami is needed to treat a wide range of problems commonly found in children. While there are foot problems specific to developing feet, children and teens commonly develop foot problems usually associated with adults.
Pediatric foot care in Miami can cover: plantar warts; fungal toenails; problems with intoeing and out-toeing; heel pain; tibial torsion; metatarsus adductus; ingrown nails; flat feet; sport injuries; and many other pediatric foot problems. Often times you may see a child who walks awkwardly and may even have poor posture. This can be the result of foot problems; it can have a great impact on the child’s overall development. He or she may become introverted, and avoid sports and social functions. There is no reason to have your child suffer this way. Instead bring your child in to see our doctors for a podiatric evaluation. We will be able to determine exactly what the problem with your child’s foot is, and then be able to provide successful treatment. Our doctors will also be able to give you assistance on what kind of shoes your child should wear to help promote proper foot development. It is important that your child’s feet are well supported during their development. We also provide excellent comprehensive care for adults and seniors, and sports enthusiasts of all ages. Dr. Horn and Dr. Kassis specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of foot and ankle conditions such as: sports injury; heel pain; plantar fasciitis; fungal toenails; shin splints; athlete’s foot; hammertoes; bunions; corns and calluses and a wide range of other common and not-so-common foot problems.