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  1. Arti says:

    a few professionals suggest that these childhood gait abnormalities may run in families. There are no clear answers regarding the exact reasons that a few children develop in-toeing or out-toeing while others do not. This may help your doctor to know the family history, and assess the likelihood that your child’s gait will improve as they get older. Most likely, you will see that your child’s gait has improved. Children gain greater control over their gait as they mature, and often the bones of the leg will go back to the appropriate angle. This will assist you in noting changes and improvements as your child ages. Typically parents will see improvement as their child grows, and becomes a more experienced walker. As a parent, it may be helpful to use video to document your child’s gait on a yearly basis. It’s very common for children in this age group to angle their feet either in (also referred to as pigeon-toed) or out. In-toeing and out-toeing are the most common concerns seen among toddlers. In-toeing and out-toeing are the most common

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