The x-ray machines used today are more advanced and (especially in the case of digital) emit far less 'scatter' radiation than the x-ray machines of olden days. Foot x-rays expose the patient (no matter what age) to minimal radiation, as the waves are directed to one part of the body and patients are always suitably draped and protected with lead.
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