Understanding Idiopathic Toe Walking
Most children begin walking at about 12 to 15 months of age. As they learn to walk, they often try different foot positions, such as walking on tiptoes. By around...
Understanding Duck Feet – Out Toeing
Out-toeing or duck feet is when your child’s foot points outward instead of straight ahead when he or she walks or runs. Like in-toeing, while out-toeing is of...
Understanding Pigeon Toes - Intoeing
In-toe or pigeon-toed is when the feet turned inwards as we walk. It is common in childhood and is usually outgrown. This is a very common clinical presentation whi...
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Understanding Sesamoid Injuries
The sesamoid bones are two pea-shaped bones located in the ball of the foot, beneath the big toe joint. Like the kneecap, the s...
It’s best to do each of the exercises below 3 or 4 times during the day, starting in the morning, after getting out of bed. After you have completed the exercises, put on your shoes with ort...
What is the Achilles tendon?
A tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. The Achilles tendon or the calf tendon is a band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the calf muscle of...
Understanding Ankle Pain and Ankle Sprain
Our foot and ankle support our body and keep us mobile on a day to day basis. Our ankle joints, in particular, are highly vulnerable to acute injury. Ankle pai...
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