Pediatric Foot & Ankle in Lake Charles

Children's Foot Doctor in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Dr. Daniel Hall - Pediatric Podiatrist

Dr. Daniel Hall, DPM

Dr. Daniel T. Hall IV, DPM

Pediatric Podiatry - Lake Charles, Louisiana

Dr. Daniel Hall is a pediatric podiatrist in Lake Charles, Lousiana. Pediatric podiatry is a subspecialty of podiatry that focuses on the unique needs of children’s foot conditions

"There are several reasons why I really enjoy and appreciate pediatric podiatry. First and foremost, it is vitally important for children’s feet to grow and develop in a health and pain-free manner. If there are problems your child’s feet early on life, chances are it will cause larger issues later in life and adulthood. Pediatric podiatrist are experts in identifying and correcting any problems or issues early on before they become more serious. Secondly, I enjoy the specialty of pediatric podiatry is it allows me to provide a very personal level of care. We get to know our young patients and their families, and this partnership and bond allows us to provide the best level of care possible. I love hearing the stories of my young patients as they grow, and progress and it is very rewarding and fulfilling to be a part of their care team."


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Contact Info & Hours

212 W. McNeese St. Suite-B
Lake Charles, LA 70605

(337) 508-0707
(337) 478-1994

Mon – Thu: 8AM – 5PM
Friday: 8AM – 12PM

Dr. Mallory Przybylski

Dr. Mallory Przybylski, DPM

Pediatric Podiatry - Lake Charles, Louisiana

Dr. Mallory Przybylski, a pediatric podiatrist in Lake Charles, Lousiana, is a Distinguished Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics with her primary focus of Pediatric Podiatry and Surgery.

"Pediatric Podiatry is a passion of mine because it allows us to treat and correct problems and deformities before our patients reach adulthood in many cases. As a Mother of two young children, I can speak firsthand to the importance of a child's health and development. I am thankful my patients' have the trust and confidence in me and my staff to treat their most important loved ones."

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Pediatric Podiatry Articles

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Children's Foot Conditions & Treatments Provided by Pediatric Foot & Ankle

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Achilles Tendinitis

It's not just adults that get Achilles Tendinitis. Kids, particular older ones who participate in sports are at risk for this fairly common condition which causes inflammation of the tendon near your ankle and can be caused by overusing it.

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Bunion is a condition that can affect both children and adults. It's most likely hereditary, but not always, some kids develop this foot maladies without having had any family members with similar problems before them!

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Clubfoot Treatment

Clubfoot is a condition that can be treated early on with good results. It's important that you get treatment as soon possible after birth because if left untreated could lead to permanent damage or even lose all movement in one of these feet!

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Children's Orthotics

Orthotics are custom-made orthosis that help children with flat feet, heel pain and other conditions. They're usually made from a mold of their foot or prototype shoe insert to provide proper support where it's needed most.

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Custom Orthotics

Made from a plaster casting of your child's feet, custom orthotics are designed to provide the best possible fit and support. They can be used to treat heel pain, Sever's disease, or gait issues.

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Sever's Disease Orthotics (Shoe Inserts for Sever's)

The Mikki Device™ Sever's Disease custom shoe orthotics developed by Pediatric Orthotics, under the guidance of Mikkel C. Jarman, DPM, FACFAS.

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Flat Feet Treatment

We offer a wide range of services for children with flat feet, including custom orthotics and braces. Whether your child just needs a little help getting around or needs more intensive treatment, we're here to provide the care they need.

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Foot Fractures

Depending on the type of fracture, treatment will vary. No matter what type of fracture your child has suffered, you can rest assured that they are in good hands with Pediatric Foot & Ankle in Lake Charles.

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If you're child's toes are starting to curl under or point downwards, they may be developing pediatric hammertoe. This condition is relatively common and often presents itself at birth. The most common form of hammertoe is seen in one or two isolated toes.

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Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common problem for children, particularly those who are active in sports. The most common cause of heel pain is Sever's disease, which is caused by overuse of the heel bone, which can lead to inflammation and pain.

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Ingrown Toenails

Whether your child has ingrown toenails from improper nail trimming, tight shoes, or an injury, our pediatric foot and ankle specialists can help. We will work with you and your child to create a treatment plan that alleviates discomfort and prevents further issues.

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Iselin Disease

Iselin disease is caused by overuse of the affected bone, which leads to inflammation and microfractures. Treatment typically involves rest and protection of the affected foot, as well as pain relief and anti-inflammatory medication.

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In-Toeing (AKA Pigeon Toes)

In-toeing, or pigeon toes, is a condition in which the feet point inward. While in-toeing is usually harmless and will correct itself over time, in some cases it may require treatment. If in-toeing is severe or persist into adulthood, it can lead to pain and difficulty walking.

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Out-Toeing (AKA Duck Feet)

Out-toeing is relatively common in young children, and usually does not require treatment. However, in some cases early intervention may be recommended. This is particularly true if the out-toeing is severe, or if it is accompanied by other conditions.

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Polydactyly, a condition that causes an extra toe to grow is fairly uncommon, affecting less than 1% of the population. However, it is important to seek medical attention if you or your child has this condition, as it can cause problems with mobility and function.

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Sever’s Disease

Sever's disease is a type of heel pain that is usually felt at both the back and bottom of the heel, and it can be quite severe. Children with Sever's disease often have difficulty walking or even standing, as the pain is triggered by any weight placed on the feet.

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Sports Injury

Sports injuries are a common occurrence in children, just as they are in adults. While some sports injuries are minor and will heal on their own with time, others can be more serious, requiring medical intervention.

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Tarsal Coalition

Tarsal coalition most commonly affects the talus and calcaneus bones, but any of the tarsal bones can be involved. The majority of cases are congenital (present at birth), but acquired coalition can occur due to trauma or inflammation.

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Toe Walking

Children 3 years and older walking on tiptoes may not be normal and could be associated with a neurological immaturity or medical condition. Toe walking usually goes away on its own as the child grows and develops. In some cases, however, toe walking may persist into childhood and adolescence. Over 90% of these cases can be treated with a conservative approach.

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Warts - Plantar Warts

Treatment for plantar warts in children usually involves using a podiatrist's recommended wart treatment, or prescription medication. If your child does develop plantar warts, don't despair, with proper treatment, they will eventually go away. To prevent plantar warts in children, it's important to discourage them from sharing towels, shoes, or other personal items with others.

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