In an age of overflowing, and often contradictory, parenting advice, many parents are left wondering what kind of health care their children really need. Is seeing a podiatrist really necessary for your child, unless he or she has an obvious foot problem? For parents who want their children to grow up with strong, healthy feet and ankles, skipping the podiatrist may not be the best idea. Children’s feet need care just as much as their parents’ feet do.
Children’s feet are growing and changing rapidly from birth until their bones set, though at times that growth will feel faster or slower. They can quickly outgrow shoes, leaving many parents buying new pairs several times a year. At the same time children are learning to walk, run, jump, kick, play sports, and more. All of these changes and stressors on the feet and ankles can potentially cause problems and injuries. Ingrown nails and even infections are common as well.
Seeing a podiatrist is a way of making sure your child’s foot growth is regular and on track, as well as treating any injuries, nail problems, and other issues quickly and effectively. Just like you, sometimes your son or daughter’s feet simply need a check-up. Other times, your child may not communicate a problem he or she is having with his or her feet. A regular podiatry check can catch those issues now so they don’t become serious later.
Parents, if you’re wondering if your child’s feet are healthy or if you should have them checked “just in case,” don’t wait. Let caring and experienced specialists like our team at Dallas Podiatry Works help your child grow with happy, healthy feet. Contact our Texas offices today for an appointment and healthier feet for your family. You can use the website, or call us: 972.853.7100 for Dallas, or (972) 943-3323 for Plano.
The doctor has great “bedside manners” when talking to patients. Great staff and comfortable atmosphere.
The staff at Dallas Podiatry Works could not have been more courteous, helpful, and professional in doing their job. They made me feel comfortable when I was there, which is certainly appreciated. They answered all the questions that I had and just made each visit the most pleasurable that it could be. I would highly recommend them to anyone needing this type of foot care.
I would highly recommend Dr. Brook to anyone with foot problems–especially problems that stump other podiatrists. He really is very caring and very knowledgeable.
Dr. Joel Brook and the staff were nice and helpful. Though I was a new patient, I got right in as soon as they were open in my preferred location. They diagnosed the problem and provided medicines along with a perfect gel bandage so I could keep exercising while my toes healed. My toes already hurt less and look a little better each day. If I have future issues, I will be a repeat customer. Here’s hoping I don’t, but at least I know my feet are in good hands.
I visited this office for an ingrown toe nail a few years ago. After seeing another doctor, who made it worse, he referred me to Dallas Podiatry Works. The doctor there was able to fix my problem. I’m not great with reviews, all I can tell you is that this doctor and staff will have you up and running or doing whatever it is you do in no time. You will be in great hands. You’d be a fool not to use this doctor. Now its time to visit him again for the other toe.
Been having bad ankle pains for 6 months was referred here and it was a great visit ladies in the front desk medical assistants and the Doctor were all very friendly and make you feel very comfortable.