My child's ankles turn in
Does your child run funny? Most childhood foot deformities and abnormal biomechanics are ignored unless they are severe in nature. If your child was born with a severe clubfoot or an obvious rocker bottom flat foot, your pediatrician would have you running to the podiatrist or orthopedist. Why is it that mild to moderate foot and ankle problems are mostly ignored until the child is complainingHyperpronation occurs when the ankle bone slips from its stable position on the heel bone. This is a bone problem that leads to overstretching of the tendons and ligaments. The muscles are already working harder to try and overcome the excessive forces acting within and on the foot. my child's ankles turn in
Mar 19, 2010 If you purchased your own skates, this would probably eliminate the problem. That could also happen if you are flat footed. Some people with good skates have a hard time with their ankles turning in slightly due to flat feet which causes them to skate on an inside edge most of the time.
Overpronation means flattening of the arches and inward tilting of the ankles when your child is standing (when your child's feet are viewed from behind) Pronated foot structure is often inherited. Before children reach the age of 3 or 4, it is normal for their feet to appear flat because of a normal fat pad under the arch. Inturned Ankles. Sign in to reply; Former MemberHi, My son is about to turn 14 mths old. He took his first step when he had just turned 8 mths old (all of my children walked early). Although he doesn't have the same problem as what you are describing, he is very pigeontoed. His legs seem to be turned in from the knees down, and mymy child's ankles turn in Leg and foot problems in children. This is where a child's feet turn in. The condition usually corrects itself by the age of 8 or 9 and treatment isn't usually needed. outtoeing this is where the feet point outwards. Again, this usually corrects itself and treatment isn't needed in most cases.