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Toe walking child ?

My 4 yr old child tends to walk around on her toes all the time. I have searched around and all I can find on toe walking are a whole lot of nerve or autism problems that shoe does not have. Any ideas what might be causing the toe walking?

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Most likely there is nothing to worry about. Short kids just want to be taller. If your child can get the heel down to the ground and there is a full range of motion at the ankle joint and there is no signs of anything neurological, then assume they will get over it.

The only concern is ruling out a potential neuro or behavioral problem that may underpin it. I do suggest that you get it checked out for that reason.

See:
http://www.podiatry-arena.com/podiatry-forum/showthread.php?t=2812
http://www.podiatry-arena.com/podiatry-forum/showthread.php?t=2447
http://www.podiatry-arena.com/podiatry-forum/tags/index.php?tag=/toe-walking/"
http://www.podiatry-arena.com/podiatry-forum/showthread.php?t=62247
http://www.podiatry-arena.com/podiatry-forum/showthread.php?t=26523

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