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GP says my 3 year old has flat feet and needs special insoles. Help

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bosscat Tue 17-Jul-07 18:10:05

I noticed that occasionally ds2 has been limping and his ankles were turning in slightly. I took him to the GP who told me he had really flat feet and needed to wear shoes with special insoles. He said most good shoe shops offered a "flat feet service". do they really? Has anyone got any experience of this? Where should I go? I also have an appointment at the NHS in 8 weeks who can apparently prescribe me some but dh doesn't want to wait so asked me to ask MN.

can anyone help?

SweetyDarling Tue 17-Jul-07 18:25:55

Prob a good idea to see a podiatrist who can create customised orthotics to correct your DS's probs.

pistachio Tue 17-Jul-07 18:31:22

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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