Things we see the most and the corresponding treatment for child foot and ankle related injury, pain,or discomfort.
Common in pre-teen and teenagers in Austin, TXand Dripping Springs / procedure done by trained professional. A course of antibiotics is usually not enough to get rid of this problem. Usually a portion of the nail is removed and the nail bed ablated with a chemical to prevent the nail from growing back.
This is caused by a virus that presents as a small lesion on the bottom of the foot. They can multiply to larger lesions if not treated in a timely manner. There are a number of treatment modalities. Dr Cassidy is usually able to get rid of the warts while allowing the patient to maintain their daily activities, and with minimal discomfort.
This is a fungal skin infection of the foot. This is common in people in Austin, TX and Dripping Springs TX with feet that excessively sweat in the shoe. This creates a perfect environment for the fungus to proliferate. A combination of controlling the environment of the foot, and either topical or oral medications is usually enough to control this problem. It should be evaluated by a podiatrist to rule out a bacterial infection.
When the pathology is located in the foot it is called Metatarsus Adductus, and is often undiagnosed until child starts school. It should be evaluated by a professional to determine if the pathology exists in the foot, leg, or hips.
Bone and soft tissue tumors / Trauma / Osteochondroses / Congenital abnormalities (coalitions, toe walkers, clubfoot, extra toes, ) / skin disorders
Let Dr. Cassidy and his staff help get you back on happy feet.