PIF Categories: Walking variants

Symptomatic hypermobility

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Your child may have more movement in their joints than normal. They have very flexible joints and softer ligaments. A hypermobile child may take longer to crawl, walk and run, […]

In-toeing

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

What is in-toeing? Some childrenā€™s feet turn inwards when they stand and walk. It’s known as in-toeing or ā€˜pigeon toedā€™ and is very common in young children. It’s one of […]

Flexible flat feet

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

What are flexible flat feet? Most feet have an arch on the inside of the foot. Some children have flexible flat feet, also known as fallen arches or pes planus. […]

Curly toes

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

What are curly toes? They’re when the third, fourth and fifth toe curl under on one or both feet because the tendons are too tight. Curly toes are quite common […]

Bow legs and knock knees

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

What are bow legs? This happens when there’s a gap between your childā€™s knees and ankles when they stand with their feet together. It’s normal in children aged under 2 […]