Valgus deformity of the foot orthotics is a special setting of the feet in which on the background of the reduction of the height of the arch is curved the Central axis of the tibia, and the lower extremities become X-shaped form. Massage for hallux valgus in children and adults included in the mandatory set of remedial measures.
The disease more often to buy, but in babies it can be of an innate nature. The child is at the age of one year, when the baby reaches his feet and begins to walk. Timely examination of orthopedic and parents implementation of recommendations to prevent the consequences (incorrect posture, arthrosoarthritis the ankle and knee joints, osteoporosis).
Known doctor E. O. Komarovsky believes that the deformation of the foot in childhood can be overcome in the school.
Type of curvature with valgus and flat-valgus foot are flat feet save in the latter case. Both are characterized by an "obstruction" heels towards the inside, focusing on the first metatarsal bone and the front part of the cover. Technique effects on the muscle group of the same.
Massage if you change the structure of the feet of the child are particularly effective under two years of age. Babies flatfoot is a physiological symptom. As well developed and formed for independent movement of the muscles and bones of the feet, of course, when the baby gets up and makes the first steps.
Children recommended a General tonic body massage. Parents do it every day after the hygiene procedures. Light stroking motion to help the baby to feel your body, develop your back, to avoid the divergence of the longitudinal muscles of the abdomen and hernia.
Massage of feet valgus in children the special equipment. Experienced masseur knows what muscle groups need more support.
The therapeutic effect is assigned gymnastics exercises. It is expected that the effects of the treatments:
The treatment involves massage of all muscle groups, providing the function of movement: back, buttocks, lumbosacral area, hips, and inner and outer sides, knee and ankle, Achilles tendon.
To strengthen the muscles in doctors recommend simple exercises:
Important point: it is established that the child, the body is able to restore the tone of the weakness of the muscles in the inner side of the foot and eliminate the hypertonicity of the external ligaments and muscles. This happens with the support of reflex massage.
At the age of two years is used on its own massage. The doctors believe that this option is the most optimal for combination with simple exercises and passive exercise therapy performed by the parents. The baby is not yet able to learn the accurate execution and correct loading.
The former group of children actively participate in physical therapy in the group, which comply with the requirements of the instructor. It is recommended to expand the area of massage. From the impulses of the muscles go through the spinal cord, and the state of the spine is of great importance, which connects the massage on the back and the spine.
In the treatment of children do not apply hard and painful impact. Techniques of massage movements are effleurage, rubbing, light color.
Areas to consider are:
Parents better learn how to massage the baby. You can buy the "Tutorial" and drawings master the techniques needed. For practice, the most useful lesson of experience as a massage therapist. Child write for therapy, to actively observe and learn the technique.
The Internet is a very appropriate video development techniques.
To perform correctly a foot massage to a child with hallux valgus are able to parents at home. Slowly emerging skills and understanding with the child.
Physiotherapists suggest after a massage to play with the baby, while jointly to perform exercises therapeutic 5-6 times:
The kids swim. You need to use a good mood and spend a set of exercises in the shower.
Ads massagers doctors do not like. The device works on batteries or from the network. Modes to choose exactly impossible. The impact of the poorly controlled. On the contrary, with your hands feel the muscle tension in some areas. For older inquisitive children any technique is dangerous.
Parents are advised to follow the advice of experienced professionals:
The massage should be carried out only in healthy children. If the child developed symptoms of respiratory disease or fever of the eruption of another tooth, the procedure is postponed. The pediatrician named drugs for the relief of the disease.
Their behavior help the child to understand that you are her protection and love. Dr. Komarovsky advises that children two years and older to buy a bike. The pressure on the pedals — perfect massage in the complex of measures for the correction of valgus foot.
In the room where the massage, should be the optimum temperature for undress the child. Requires compliance with the mode of ventilation. When the weather is hot, unacceptable location near a fan or air conditioning.
The baby's skin is smeared with a special cream or oil. At the time of purchase in a pharmacy it is necessary to check if a cream of massage for the age of the baby.
The young man has to explain that it won't hurt, calm the fear.
Instruction for beginners involves alternating sequence of actions of massage:
Children 3 years old or more are allowed to carry out advanced massage. Change the placement of the feet require more intensive effects on the muscles. Frequency of the procedure is as in a younger age, twice a day. The technique of movements include increased exposure.
The sequence of execution:
The position of the baby must be comfortable. All the movements are in the direction from bottom to top and from centre to periphery. To keep your feet at the disposal of massage to use laying on my belly hanging off the table, and the feet, or to attach a cushion (pillow) under the tibia.
Following movements: effleurage → sawing → kneading → pinching → Pat → Pat.
You must always start from the spine, the muscles of the back, then move on to the buttocks, thighs, shins, feet. The inner part of the calf muscle warming up for more active movements. Vigorously RUB the muscles around the ankles.
At the age of 7 years are permissible methods of cutting, striking movements, stronger patting and pinching. Procedure duration gradually increases from five to 15 minutes.
The efficiency of massage increases if it is combined with physical therapy, physiotherapy, the use of footwear orthopedic. The combination of the impact helps to keep the child's leg in the correct position.
At home practiced with the realization of physical therapy, walk in special of the carpet, and bathrooms. Not all parents decide on their own to perform the massage, get to know the deformation of the foot of the baby.
Specialists in technically correct to carry out the procedure, has in each children's clinic, hospitals, rehabilitation centres, private clinics. If parents need a travel masseuse at home, one must look on the Internet and ads in Newspapers, asking about the paid services is a private pediatric clinic.
Easier to invite a friend of the employee, the only associated with medicine. In health care institutions follow the education and training of employees.
If the resource person refuses or pulls with the provision of documents on the specialization, experience, do not mess with this man, despite the fact that it is a medical uniform and the hat. Now courses can take anything, anyone, but the experience of working with children accumulated practice.
On average, a full course of massage 12 procedures. Podiatrist assigns breaks and re-treatment, depending on the degree of deformity and the age of the child. In general, the range is 2-4 weeks.
Massage in the complex treatment of children with valgus deformity indispensable method to recover the tone of the muscle-ligamentous apparatus. Proper treatment helps to eliminate problems in the future of the child.