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What would cause my child to consistently tiptoe or walk on his toes?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
See below: This may just be a habit. Can you or child place his feet in a normal position? If so, i would not be concerned. If you cannot, he should be evaluated.
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry 15 years experience
Age: Depending on age it could be normal. There are social factors, too, that can play a role, such as the birth of a new sibling. If you aren't sure or if there is a complex medical history, see a foot and ankle specialist with interest in pediatric conditions.
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Last updated Apr 21, 2019

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