intoeing

intoeing

Orthopedics A group of conditions in which a child walks/stands with the toes pointing inward, due to a malalignment of the hip and toes; it is often more noticeable in toddlers and usually improves with age Clinical Recurrent tripping and falling, but usually asymptomatic Management In most children, treatment is not necessary; some may benefit from a night splint
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At latest follow-up, 35 months after the initial visit, the patient was ambulating independently but with marked intoeing, primarily due to internal tibial torsion.
Later chapters examine specific conditions such as clubfoot, metatarsus adductus, and intoeing gait, as well as footwear and orthoses.