Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Algetha | 2009/05/04

Q.

Foot

Hi Doc

My son who is nearly 7mnths old, right foot is pointing outwards. Ive taken him to his paedriatrician at about 4.5 mnths and he checked his hips and bones, said that everything is in order and it will correct itself wants he starts to walk. He is starting to crawl now and i have noticed that he grips well but when he does, the foot continues to stay in that position i.e pointing outwards. Should I be concerned at all doc or is there something that I could possibly do know to help him. Your input will be apppreciated. Many thanks.

Regards

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is very common and your son's foot will straighten out when he is walking. This may not happen immediately but should come right after 3 months or so.

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