Category: Pediatric Foot Care

Children Suffer from Heel Pain Too

Heel pain is a common problem in young children. This is because as children grow and develop, it is easy to injure the growth plate at the back of the heel bone. This growth plate is key to a child’s development as they grow and learn to walk. It is important to take extra special […]

What Makes You Unique

When you have the joy of bringing a brand-new baby into the world it can be a thrilling journey. Not only do you get to meet the child you created, but you also get to care for and teach that child as they mature and grow. Being a new parent is very rewarding but it […]

Clubfoot in Infants

When your baby was born you learned immediately that he/she suffered from a foot deformity. At first you were scared, but the doctors assured you that the deformity wasn’t severe and could be treated. You sighed with relief and immediately followed up with more questions. What was the deformity? What did it look like? How […]

Sever’s Disease in Children

Most people can remember what it was like to go through a growth spurt during adolescence—it involved feeling tired, achy, and hungry enough to eat anything in sight. For some children and teens, however, this period may come with severe heel pain, also known as Sever’s disease. Sever’s disease occurs when the growth plate on […]

Taking Care of Baby’s Feet

On January 20th, Dr. Ryan L. D’Amico and the rest of the staff at Syracuse Podiatry welcomed Rudy Libero D’Amico to the Syracuse Podiatry team! We thought that this would be an appropriate time to discuss some helpful tips for taking care of your newborn’s feet for their first few years of life. After all, […]

Syracuse Podiatry Adds A New Team Member

Syracuse Podiatry and Dr. D’Amico are thrilled to announce the new addition to the Syracuse Podiatry family, Rudy Libero D’Amico! Rudy was born healthy on January 20th, 2017. Whether you are looking for foot pain relief or are searching for the best pediatric foot specialist in Syracuse, Syracuse Podiatry is here to help you stay […]

In-toeing and Out-toeing

Learning how to walk is a major developmental feat for a growing toddler. The first signs of walking usually include many stumbles, falls, and uneven steps, but children quickly learn how to get about on their small legs. Sometimes children develop an abnormal gait, which causes many parents to worry about their development. Some of […]

Preventing Sports Injuries in Children

When children start engaging in sports activities, injuries can become quite frequent. Many are scrapes and bruises, but others can be more severe and even lead to permanent damage so it is important for parents and teachers to be aware of how to prevent injuries. The following are some of the most common injuries that […]

Caring For Your Baby’s Feet

Isn’t it amazing how tiny and precious baby feet are? Babies grow at an incredibly fast rate, and their feet go through drastic changes to accommodate their development. That is why it is important to know how to care for them and what footwear is appropriate at each developmental stage. Infants From the time they […]

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