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Title: Infant Tip Toe Walking Treatment: Ensure Peace Of Mind


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INFANT TIP TOE WALKING RREATMENT Ensure Peace of
Mind
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  • Infant Tip Toe Walking Rreatment Ensure Peace of
    Mind
  • Is Infant Toe-walking Normal?
  • Infant Toe walking is not something unusual
  • Nothing to be alarmed right away
  • Children up to 2 years of age walk out of habit
    or just for fun.

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  • Infant Tip Toe Walking Rreatment Ensure Peace of
    Mind
  • When is It a Concern and You Need to Look for
    Infant Toe Walking Treatment?
  • It is a concern when
  • Child walks on toe most of the time
  • Has stiff muscles
  • Walks un co-ordinated
  • Stumbles, has a swaying gait
  • Has motor development but does not use it

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  • Infant Tip Toe Walking Rreatment Ensure Peace of
    Mind
  • Need Infant Toe Walking Treatment? What Could Be
    The Causes?
  • Following are the most common reason
  • Physical problem like short tendon
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Autism
  • Infant tip toe walking treatment can be either
    operative or non-operative

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  • Infant Tip Toe Walking Rreatment Ensure Peace of
    Mind
  • Non Operative Treatments
  • Stretching Calf stretches wall stretch, heel
    drop stretch, squat play, bear walk, heel walk,
    or yoga can help treat the problem
  • Serial Casting It is below the knee plaster, the
    knee remains flexed and the foot is dorsiflexed,
    These plasters are changed as the movement
    improves.
  • Ankle foot Orthosis (AFO) This appliance fits in
    the shoe and allows full dorsiflexion. It
    requires replacement is 12 to 18 months.

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  • Infant Tip Toe Walking Rreatment Ensure Peace of
    Mind
  • There is Nothing Wrong in TryingGive it a Shot.
  • If conservative options do not work one has to
    opt for surgical infant tip toe walking
    treatment.
  • Operative lengthening of tendons have proved to
    be very successful in the recent years.

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  • Infant Tip Toe Walking Rreatment Ensure Peace of
    Mind
  • Contact Us
  • Aurora Galaxy Inc
  • 10168 Yonge St., unit 101,
  • Richmond Hill, ON L4C 1T6
  • Tel (416) 836-5669
  • Tel (905) 237-7941
  • Visit www.pediatricmassages.ca
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