I have a great patient, a 12 year old child with foot pain. His family took him everywhere to try to find out a reason why a healthy 12 year old should suffer so much. Finally after the orthopedic surgeon suggested surgery to sever his Achilles tendon, they brought him to see me, a Chiropractor.
It didn’t take me long to see that the childs foot pain, and his back pain too, stemmed from his flat feet. You know, like it says on the commercial, flat as a pancake.
We made a set of orthotics for the child to support his arches and almost immediately his foot pain resolved. Now only if he doesn’t wear his arch supports, will his feet act up.
If your child or another family member has foot pain, please consider arch supports or custom orthotics. Our office specializes in custom orthotics and a simple foot scan can make a big difference. Visit our website at www.southingtonchiropractor.com for more info.