In-toeing or being pigeon toed are terms relating to someone, usually a child, who walks with their feet pointing inwards.
Why does this occur?
It is rarely isolated to one cause and is largely a made up from a variety of different aspects of foot and lower limb development. These include foot function, genetic foot development, tibial (bone at front of leg/shin bone) rotation, femur (thigh bone) rotation and hip development. There are different age groups and limits on what is part of the normal growth and development. As Podiatrists are specialists in feet and lower limbs we are able to assess your child and explain whether or not your child fits within the range of normal development. If treatment is needed we will be able to establish a treatment plan for your child and follow their progress until the problem is resolved.
If you are concerned about this, please contact the clinic to make an appointment.