Sometimes a child diagnosed with a valgus foot, especially under the age of 5 – 6 years. These deformities as they grow, taking more pronounced form, and most importantly, have serious consequences for diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
With the early detection of the pathology of these problems are treatable and the person has no violations in the joints or the bones.
Valgus foot is a violation of the musculoskeletal system), with the result that the child is observed the deformation of the foot. In this disease there is poor location of the heels and inner ankles touching.
The pathological features include:
All causes valgus of the foot are divided into two groups:
The defect develops in the background:
Note: in children born prematurely pathology noted in 2 times more often than other children.
To recognize the development of valgus of the foot may be characteristic symptoms:
The main functions are:
Note: often in this disease the baby complains of pain when walking, and can cover long distances.
Valgus the foot has three degrees:
Important: often severe can be corrected only surgically.
For the diagnosis of the doctors is:
Note: to identify hallux valgus, the foot in 80% of cases, the podiatrist may during a routine examination of the newborn baby.
When diagnosed with a pediatric treatment orthopedic. From a son of the father is necessary:
Note: if you abandon the prescribed treatment, in the future, the baby will not be able to painless a go, will have a curvature of the spine, as well as other negative consequences.
Important: this defect usually does not happen, but only intensifies with time.
Effective help for hallux valgus foot physiotherapy. The children along with a instructor doing a series of exercises for the legs.
For example, many patients with this diagnosis are displayed:
Duration of exercise should be 1 to 2 minutes.
Note: the duration of this exercise should be 8 to 10 minutes.
Important: the positive dynamics can be achieved if the child performs physiotherapy daily, and do all the recommended exercises.
The baby with the diagnosed pathology in 90% of cases are assigned to the physiotherapy. Thanks to this therapy says:
Mainly for children recommends:
Electrophoresis. The procedure with this diagnosis is performed in the following stages:
Important: before carrying out electrophoresis on the part of the doctor exposed to the desired frequency and energy in accordance with the age of the patient and the degree of development of the disease.
Paraffin boots. The base of the therapy is the application of paraffin casting the child's foot. Resulting in a marked increase in blood flow and metabolism and tissue repair.
Note: paraffin boots is contraindicated in babies with diabetes, the thresholds of the heart and disorders of the circulatory system.
The total duration of the course of physiotherapy is decided by the attending podiatrist. In severe cases appointed a couple of cycles with a certain distance therebetween.
Major: physical therapy is only recommended to attend a doctor. All the procedures have contraindications, and most importantly, it is not permitted to be conducted at home.
When valgus foot it is important that the massage performed by a therapist experienced. The technique is chosen individually for each patient.
However, this pathology is focused on:
The duration of the massage depends on the age of the child and the severity of the disease. Basically, do it every day 8 – 10 days after there is a break of 10 – 14 days and do it all over again.
Note: for each patient, the total duration of the course is determined by a podiatrist.
Important: you can not perform the massage on its own, in this case, we can deform the foot of the child even more.
When diagnosed with this disease should wear shoes orthopedic.
The doctors recommended for a child to buy shoes:
With this disease it is necessary to wear shoes not only outside but also at home.
It allows, as an alternative to special shoes, for the purchase templates for orthopedic. It is important to buy the right size and the right width.
Important: templates orthopedic not worth the savings. Cheaper options do not give the desired result.
Tip: it is better to templates manufactured to order, taking into account all the anatomical characteristics points of the child.
If the baby is not diagnosed with an anomaly, congenital, a disease can be prevented with preventive measures.
Buying the correct footwear, that:
First steps of a child need to do is easy, comfortable and correctly selected shoes.
It is also important to regularly visit a pediatrician, and if you believe that any default at the time of starting the treatment.
Note! Valgus foot occurs in many children, and the vast majority can be treated with success, especially in the early stages.
The parents of the child need to closely monitor your baby's development, spend time with him planned medical inspections, and in cases of pathology, to proceed immediately to the assigned treatment.