SELF SCREENING OF KIDS FEET AT HOME
The aim of screening for a disease or a risk Marker for a disease is to reduce the cost of the disease in the community including incidence of disease related morbidity and mortality. Pediatric screening is a common practice which occurs largely without adequate data to support the need for such activity. children's foot conditions are frequent cause of parenteral concern and as a result regularly present to a range of Medical and Health Care clinicians. variety of issues arise like foot poster especially flat feet is a dominant concern. Other conditions like pigeon feet, knock knees are also major concern for parents.
FLAT FOOT SCREENING:(hind foot)
flat foot is common in infants and children and mainly resolved by adolescence sometimes. flat foot can become painful or may become rigid which may be a sign of any underlying foot pathology like Arthritis. Recent evidence suggests that it is safe and appropriate to simply observe any asymptomatic child with flat feet.