In Toeing Treatment Bankstown NSW

What Is In Toeing?

This is a very common condition seen in kids.  It occurs when the foot points inwards, which is mainly due to internal torsion and rotation of the tibia (the calf bone).  As a result the foot turns inwards and children trip over frequently and may seem clumsy.

Signs & Symptoms Of In Toeing

The body struggles to realign the inward rotation of the tibia.  This forces the body to use other compensatory muscles to rectify the child’s walk.  This causes muscular aches and fatigue, growing pains and pelvic muscular compensation problems.

If your child complains of discomfort and they start to limp, or their feet swell it should be evaluated by our podiatrists. Treatment options will vary pendant on the cause of in-toeing and some potential options may be stretching, casts/braces or surgery in severe cases.

If you are concerned about your child suffering from in toeing, let us put your mind at ease. At Bankstown Podiatry Clinic, our Podiatrist will answer your questions.  Call us for a friendly chat on (02) 9791 5798 or fill out the contact form today.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What Causes In Toeing?

Depending on where the legs or feet are misaligned, in toeing can be caused by a curved foot (usually present at birth), twisted shin (most common cause, occurs around age 1 to 3), or twisted thighbone (occurs around age 3 to 8). In toeing is suspected to be related to a genetic history of in toeing or a cramped position in the uterus.

Can In Toeing Be Corrected?

In toeing usually corrects itself by about 8 years old. However, babies from 6 to 9 months old who have severely deformed feet can be treated using casts or corrective shoes and more serious treatment options like surgery will need to be considered when correcting in toeing in older children.

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Phone Number

(02) 9791 5798

Email

bankstownpodiatry@gmail.com

Address

2 Stewart Lane, Crn of Restwell St