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Is it normal for my baby to have pigeon toes?

Is it normal for my baby to have pigeon toes?

Yes: Babies in the womb usually have their feet pointed in and they don't start to straighten them until they get older and start using their legs more. If your child is starting to walk and tripping due to their feet turning in, talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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Babies in walkers causes pigeon toe?

Babies in walkers causes pigeon toe?

Born with pigeon toe: The old walkers are not safe and not made anymore because they are not safe. Too many toddlers fell down stairs. They were not known to cause pigeon toes. There are different causes ranging from twisted ankles or feet at birth to hips that grew onward at an older age. ...Read more

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My 2.5 daughter is starting to walk pigeon toed is this normal?

My 2.5 daughter is starting to walk pigeon toed is this normal?

Not really: Need to see a podiatrist or orthopedist to determine the level of the deformity and start treatment. ...Read more

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I overpronated as a child & was told to correct it by walking pigeon toed. 35 yrs later, i appear to be oversupinating. Did the "cure" create this?

I overpronated as a child & was told to correct it by walking pigeon toed.  35 yrs later, i appear to be oversupinating.  Did the "cure" create this?

Doubtful: It is probable that the growth and development of your foot resulted in a higher arched foot or a foot type that produces more supination. I highly doubt that walkling pigeon toed caused you to oversupinate. If you are having foot pain though, get an x ray of your foot and a thorough podiatric evaluation to determine if 'oversupination' is causing a problem. ...Read more

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What can I do if my child had corrective surgery and is still pigeon-toed?

What can I do if my child had corrective surgery and is still pigeon-toed?

Depends on severity: of the deformity. IF significant deformity still exists on xrays and child has symptoms of tripping etc, then further surgery may be necessary. However, if the deformity is mild in nature and n symptoms are present then good sturdy shoegear with functional orthotics should suffice. ...Read more

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My 4yrold has femoral ante version. Had months of bootsnbar, dr said tibia is now straight but she's still quite pigeon toed- how if tibia is normal?

My 4yrold  has femoral ante version. Had months of bootsnbar, dr said tibia is now straight but she's still quite pigeon toed- how if tibia is normal?

It's normal: Femoral anteversion and internal tibial torsion are normal variants that almost always go away without any treatment. I have never treated any of my patients with corrective shoes, bars, pt or other similar treatments. The work of lynn staheli (http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=kzyikwwjn8e) has demonstrated that it doesn't help. If you feel uncomfortable, get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Can a child develop a pigeon-toed walk at age 2? My son waks with a foot turned in. There is history on both sides of my family. Is pigeon-toe serious?

Can a child develop a pigeon-toed walk at age 2? My son waks with a foot turned in. There is history on both sides of my family. Is pigeon-toe serious?

Toe-in walking: Most toddlers will toe in during early walking. Most of this originates from the hip & the physical changes begin to draws the forefoot outward as the kid ages. This can be slowed by kids who sleep with their feet curled up under themselves or by w sitting ( on the inside of the ankles).U can convert a curling sleeper to straight leg by sleeping them in jeans slowly stitched from crotch down. ...Read more

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Is it bad to be pigeon toed?

Is it bad to be pigeon toed?

When its' a problem: Occasionally the in toeing is so severe, (usually on one side) that it affects the ability to walk or play sports. Fortunately this is very rare, and requires surgical correction in childhood. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix being pigeon-toed?

What can I do to fix being pigeon-toed?

How bad is it?: If it was going to resolve on its own it would have done so while you were growing. Now, the only thing that can be done to correct it, if it's bad enough, is surgery. Being pigeon toed is not necessarily a problem; many athletes are as well. If it really bothers you, consult an orthopaedist that specializes in deformity correction. ...Read more

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What are ways to treat someone who's pigeon toed?

What are ways to treat someone who's pigeon toed?

It would depend on : The age of a person. If you are talking about a child, there are orthotics that can be made referred to as gait plates that can help train a child to walk differently. In adults this is much harder. There are famous people that are pigeon toed: think john elway the famous quarterback, spike lee, the famous director, keannu reeves the actor. Once an adult, likely this is the way you will walk. ...Read more

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