Carrying out baby massage with a diagnosis of "valgus deformity" of the foot, it is important to remember the basic rule – do no harm. Correct execution of movements of massage help to restore the legs, relieves tension, tones the calf muscles and feet, turning them into strong, elastic, agile, and strong.
Also thanks to massage, accelerate the blood circulation. This factor, over time, normalize the development and the growth of the legs in children with curvature of the limbs. How to do the therapeutic massage, the experts say.
As a massage of the areas of the child that it should work for adults, doctors distinguish:
The first question asked by parents: how to put the baby and were comfortable to carry out the manipulations of massage, the child is not worried? Changing table cover a soft towel or blanket. Position of the baby, so that her feet dangled down from the edge of the table.
Under the feet should be a little pad, it is better if it is made in the form of a mountain.
Now repeat these manipulations:
An efficient way to produce a massage at the feet of the child, it is recommended to follow this sequence of study:
A massage of legs for younger patients, with a new stage in the development of hallux valgus may vary slightly. You should pay attention to the General condition of the child. This will help to determine the doctor. Stroking is done from the heel to the popliteal fossa. The outer side of the tibia, to capture not need. Pay attention to relaxing manipulation:
With regard to the inner side of calf muscles, that the use of it in the techniques. Welcome to vigorous rubbing the back of his fingers. Kneading is carried out with the scope of application of the force. After moving to the massage of the tibia on its inner face.
The foot massage, it is important to give the child, the feet of the correct position of the sole must hurry inside. Take hands with one foot and RUB with force. To see the reaction of the child, massage him like that. If the baby is crying and nervous, so hurt and unpleasant. This type of manipulation will only cause damage.
Pound and knead well as a corner located between the heel and fingers of the child. The top of the foot stroking gently. Separately, the working thumb.
If the condition of the feet in children varies slowly, you can add the implementation of the exercises therapeutic. The task of parents – to oppose the curvature, with sufficient physical activity. Help these simple movements:
Hallux valgus in children is not a sentence. Immediately contact your doctor and do not stay on the sidelines. Follow the doctor's recommendations and don't forget daily to do massage and physical therapy.