Pigeon Toed & Intoeing in Kids: Causes & Treatments | Elite Podiatry
In toeing refers to childs walking predominantly on their tiptoes, with the heel lifting the ground early or not touching it at alls. Learn how Elite Podiatry can help!
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In Toeing Or Pigeon Toed

What causes pigeon toed?

 

Refers to your child walking predominantly on their tiptoes, with the heel lifting the ground early or not touching it at all. Some causes can include the following:

 

  • Habit
  • Shortened or tight calf muscle
  • Neurological conditions(eg. Cerebral Palsy)
  • Over-active stretch reflex of the calf muscle, or
  • Heel pain

 

Pigeon toe correction

 

It is important to have your child appropriately assessed by one of our expert podiatrists at Elite Podiatry to determine the cause and treat it accordingly.