[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”on” _builder_version=”4.7.7″][et_pb_fullwidth_header title=”Intoeing Gait Surgery” _builder_version=”4.7.7″ title_font=”|700|||||||” background_enable_color=”off” background_image=”http://childorthocare.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/image31.jpg” custom_padding=”5%||5%||true|false”][/et_pb_fullwidth_header][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.7.7″ custom_margin=”||||false|false” custom_padding=”0px||||false|false” hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″][et_pb_row column_structure=”1_3,1_3,1_3″ make_equal=”on” _builder_version=”4.7.7″ _module_preset=”default” custom_margin=”||||false|false” custom_padding=”||0px||false|false” hover_enabled=”0″ sticky_enabled=”0″][et_pb_column type=”1_3″ _builder_version=”4.7.7″ _module_preset=”default” custom_padding=”20px|20px|20px|20px|false|false” box_shadow_style=”preset1″][et_pb_blurb title=”What is In-toeing Gait?” use_icon=”on” font_icon=”%%83%%” _builder_version=”4.7.7″ _module_preset=”default” text_orientation=”center”]

In-toeing gait means child’s feet turned in while walking. It’s a normal variation in early childhood.

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Child has tendency of frequent fall, cosmetic gait appearance. Early fatigue may also associate with it.

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Femoral anteversion means femur (thigh bone) turned in and results in-toeing gait. It is the angle between neck and posterior femoral condyles. In children femoral ante version is high at birth (~40-45 degree) which comes down to normal (15-20 degree).

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Femoral anteversion means femur (thigh bone) turned in and results in-toeing gait. It is the angle between neck and posterior femoral condyles. In children femoral ante version is high at birth (~40-45 degree) which comes down to normal (15-20 degree).

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No, it’s not harmful. Most of the children prefer to sit in W sitting as it’s  the most comfortable position for a child to sit. But parents should prefer their children to sit in cross leg position.  W Sitting happens because of increase femoral anteversion.

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Depends on reason (Femoral anteversion/ Tibial Intorsion/ Foot problems).  Femoral anteversion resolves spontaneously with time with some exercises and promote cross leg sitting. Tibial torsion and foot deformity may require some medical treatment depending on severity.

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Yes, it’s correctable. It needs some stretching exercises / lifestyle changes.

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  1. Well fitted shoes
  2. Encourage child to sit in cross leg position
  3. Increase physical activities like jump, swimming, running and hopping
  4. Promote using Indian toilet
  5. Walking along straight line and pigeon walking
  6. Seek medical advice (pediatric orthopedic) as soon as possible.
  7. Stretching exercises
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  1. Increase Femoral anteversion (Most common)
  2. Increase Tibial Intorsion
  3. Foot turned in (Clubfoot , Metatarsus Adductus, Hallux Varus)
  4. Muscular weakness
[/et_pb_blurb][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.7.7″ _module_preset=”default” background_color=”#ed802d” custom_margin=”0px||0px||false|false” custom_padding=”0px||0px||false|false”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.7.7″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.7.7″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_cta title=”Contact Us” button_url=”https://childorthocare.com/contact-us/” button_text=”Book Appointment Now” _builder_version=”4.7.7″ _module_preset=”default” custom_margin=”0px||0px||false|false” custom_padding=”0px||0px||false|false”]Dr Nargesh Agrawal is a renowned Paediatric orthopaedic Surgeon specialized in child orthopaedic deformity treatment. He has eight years of experience in Paediatric orthopaedics. He has many published  research papers on child orthopaedics to his credit.For any queries contact on [email protected] , www.childorthocare.com,www.clubfoottreatment.co.in. whatsapp and call on +91-9899930767[/et_pb_cta][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]