Toe walking is NOT a part of normal development. In fact, research shows quite the opposite. Instead, toe walking is a visible symptom of other problems that have just not become evident yet. As with most developmental issues, it is best dealt with quickly and efficiently in order to reduce the chances of bigger problems in the future. Unfortunately, it is becoming more common, with long term consequences of pain and dysfunction. Our ability as physical therapists to help without surgical intervention is significantly decreased after the age of 4.
How to use everyday activities to build your child’s expressive language Skills
Eat something, please! Getting your little ones to eat something, anything., everything, can be such a daunting task. Does your child consume the same foods at all mealtimes? Do they severely lack items from important food groups including vegetables, fruits, and proteins? Does your child have a diet that is severely limited and insufficient