The Northwest Extremity Specialists are committed to patient education. Fully understanding your foot or ankle condition helps you make confident, informed decisions regarding your treatment and care. Although there is no substitute for an in-person appointment with a specialist, we happily offer our extensive online library of foot and ankle articles as a resource and service to our patients, as well as the general public.

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  • Clubfoot Is Treatable, but Therapy Should Start Early for the Best Results Early treatment of clubfoot is essential to allow babies born with the congenital condition to be able to run and play normally one day. Learn more here.
  • Pediatric Flatfoot Flatfoot is common in both children and adults. Although there are various forms of flatfoot, they all share one characteristic – partial or total collapse of the arch.
  • Sever’s Disease Sever’s disease is the most common cause of heel pain in children and adolescents, and should always be treated by an expert.
  • In-Toeing and Out-Toeing Toes that point inward or outward as your child walks should be evaluated by a podiatrist to determine if further treatment is necessary.