Knee pain | Osgood-Schlatter’s disease

Home Understanding Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease | Knee Pain Osgood-Schlatter’s disease is a common cause of knee pain in growing children and adolescents. It is an inflammation of the tendon connecting the kneecap (patellar tendon) to the shin bone (tibia), at a spot called the tibial tuberosity. It occurs most frequently in active children, particularly those who play […]


Home Understanding Scoliosis Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves unnaturally to the left or right. Symptoms include the unnatural curvature of the spine, uneven shoulders, hips being tilted to one side and an uneven waistline. What causes Scoliosis? Many cases of scoliosis are idiopathic, which means that there is no known cause. However, […]

Bunions | Juvenile Hallux Valgus

Home Understanding Bunions | Juvenile Hallux Valgus Bunions can occur during childhood as well and are called juvenile hallux valgus. The hallux (big toe) turns inwards to face the second toe, and a bony bump forms over the joint of the first toe. Symptoms of bunions include:  A bump at the base of the big toe Redness or […]


Home Understanding In-toeing | Pigeon toes Intoe-ing, or being pigeon-toed, is a common condition among children. This is when the legs are angled inwards like a pigeon, making the child have an awkward posture and possibly causing them to be clumsy as well, with tripping and falling being common sights. It can also be painful […]

Knock Knees

Home Understanding Knock Knees Like bow legs, knock knees are a common condition seen in children with their soft, developing bones. Knock knees are a visible gap between the feet and ankles when standing with the knees together. It is a normal part of early childhood development and is commonly seen in young children, especially […]

Leg Length Discrepancy

Home Understanding Leg Length Discrepancy For efficient movement of the human body there must be a well-aligned musculoskeletal system. Most of us have fairly similar leg lengths – however, many do not, and their legs are noticeably uneven. Many of the symptoms of leg length discrepancy (LLD) are treatable if the cause and type of […]

Heel Pain | Sever’s disease

Home Understanding Sever’s disease | Heel Pain Sever’s disease (or calcaneal apophysitis), named for its discoverer, James Warren Sever, is the most common cause of heel pain in children and usually occurs between the ages of 7 and 12 years old. Despite its name, it does not mean that the structures involved will break down or become severed. It […]

Bow Legs

Home Understanding Bow Legs Bowed legs are extremely common in infants and toddlers. The bowing is more visible when the child begins to walk; that is, when they stand, there is an obvious gap between their knees. Walking tends to exaggerate this gap, as children with bowed legs tend to have an awkward, waddling walk […]

Should I Be Worried About My Child Intoeing?

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Home Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Share on telegram Telegram Share on whatsapp WhatsApp Share on email Email Should I Be Worried About My Child Intoeing? Published 27 April 2016 Intoeing, or being pigeon-toed, is a common condition among children. This is when the legs are angled inwards […]