The implementation of massage in valgus to stop in a child

If you give the child to his feet and try to give them the right position, then you will clearly discover the letter X in the shape of a curvature. When the valgus deformation of foot, the children quickly tired when walking and feels a strong pain.

Help massage during valgus stop at children?

Diagnosis of valgus in the pits can at birth, if there is reason to assume the congenital pathology. But the main risk they are exposed to children aged from 10 months. When a child learns to stand and walk without support, when there is a proper installation of the stop. It's already acquired the disease.

If the child quickly gets tired of walking, shuffle my feet, my poor, strange walking, or on the contrary, steps hesitantly and only on the inner side of the foot, then this is the reason why parents think about and turn to a professional.

The reasons for valgus deformity of the forefoot in children are many. Valgus deformity of the forefoot in children may develop in those cases, if they were:

  • intrauterine trauma;
  • lacking muscle tone;
  • they have a lot of weight;
  • for some reason, have been turned around, or injured neck.

If the child began to walk soon, admits or chopping period of crawling, or the parents of the abused potentiometers, this disease can manifest itself. The main cause of the valgus deformity of the forefoot in children is initially incorrectly matched shoes.

The causes of the development of the deformation of the feet in children can be for example:

  • premature births;
  • the low weight of the baby at birth;
  • a large number of measures for colds, delegated to the age of 2 months;
  • rickets.

You can talk to as congenital and acquired deformities. In any case, that treatment will be necessary.

Flat feet and valgus deformation of foot — different things, confused is not worth it. Flat feet is manifested in children at the age of 6 years, and the reasons for it are completely different processes, taking place in the body of the child.


Kind of disease and the degree of its severity depends from the degree of curvature and deviations from the norm.

If the degree of deviation is 10 %, then this disease is quickly and easily treated. If the deviation expresses 20 %, then the treatment will be longer. Deviation of about 30% may lead to surgical intervention.

The treatment of this disease is long. What is the most important thing — to explain to the child his need. Everything must be done to make the child feel comfortable. It is important to develop a habit to performance of different kinds of action.

The main goal of therapy — to transfer the load on the ankle joints and at the same time to strengthen the knees. Strengthening will support:

  • massage;
  • Exercise therapy;
  • going cycling sport;
  • swimming;
  • diet (less weight will result in a reduction of the load on the fragile joints);
  • properly selected footwear;
  • walking barefoot.

Doctors can also prescribe treatments:

  • salt baths;
  • wraps the legs;
  • impurities;
  • electrophoresis.

Some of the procedures it is quite possible to carry out at home. Salt is better to use the sea. Wraps do either paraffin, either pure wax. These procedures they can perform and at the beauty salon.

How to do the massage?

How to do massage, in valgus stop at children? The most effective means of treatment is massage of the feet and legs completely. There are certain rules for its implementation.

The massage is performed on a flat and hard surface, yet the child should lie on his stomach, with the planted limb under the roller.

Begin to massage your back. Pressure when pressed should gradually increase and then gradually decline.


Then moving to the lower part of the back, carried out by the strokes from top to bottom, from the center to the sides. Then massaging the buttocks, they do a circular rubbing.

Then processed the lower limb and feet. First you need to pay a certain time, the inner thighs and calves. During the massage you need to massage the knee joint.

Using the vibration and the stretching process of the tibia. Further, massage the soles of the feet. On it you will have to spend the maximum amount of time.

It is best to do massage in the morning, to during the day, the child felt comfortable. In the implementation of the manipulation is not recommended to use any oils or creams.

After the massage course runs movement therapy. It will reduce the level of the curvature of the legs. It is necessary to bend and straighten the stop, rotate the legs, forcing the child to lift his feet small items, for example, skittles, squat, rising from the soles to the sock, sit in the Turkish language. It is very important that the child do a lot of walking barefoot, and better ribbed surfaces, or on the specially laid narrow line. When it is necessary to pay attention to the correct position of the legs and feet.

It is necessary to involve physical therapy several times a day. Some of the exercises you can do on the water, which gives the pressure, or, conversely, relaxes the muscles. And yet the water several times to reduce feelings of pain.

Prevention of diseases will be income properly selected vitamins and mineral complexes. And yet the parents necessarily need to watch the correct position of baby's legs, flawless posture. Shoes should be selected carefully. It is a very tight, tough, can lead to deformities.