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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 (Definition)

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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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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Is it bad to be pigeon toed?

Is it bad to be pigeon toed?

Not necessarily: Off the top of my head....Famous people that are pigeon toed include but not limited to keannu reeves the actor, spike lee the director, john elway the hall of fame quarterback....So, no as long as you don't have pain....Don't worry. ...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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Why are a lot of flat footed people pigeon toed?

Why are a lot of flat footed people pigeon toed?

Not true at all: Pigeon toeing, or in-toe gait, is not that common and occurs in less than 10% of the population. Flat feet are much more common at roughly 50% of the population because it is an advantageous trait allowing the foot to compensate for uneven surfaces. High arches are usually rigid and lead to more instability problems. ...Read more

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