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My Child Walks Funny, What Should I Worry About?

Brandt R Gibson, DPM
Podiatrist, Neuropathy Doctor, Father of 11 and Founder of Mountain West Foot & Ankle Institute

Has your child ever walked funny?  Maybe he limps or complains of foot or leg pain.  Maybe it is flattening of the feet or leaning forward when walking.  Small children may not complain, but are unwilling to walk, run or play.  Whatever the concern, children have a definite walking pattern that should be evaluated.  A child is not just a small adult and walking patterns change over time.  When should you worry?  What are you looking for with your child's walk. Dr Brandt R Gibson, a podiatrist in Utah, discusses this walking pattern....For additional information visit the child's foot page (http://www.utahfootdoc.com/practice_areas/child-foot-pain-problems-children-feet-growing-incorrectly.cfm)