Implementing massage baby with a diagnosis of "valgus deformity" of the foot, it is important to remember the basic rule – do no harm. Proper implementation of massage movements helps to rebuild the legs, relieve tension, tones the muscles of the legs and feet, turns robust, flexible, agile and hardy.
Also, thanks to massage accelerates blood circulation. This factor over time normalizes the development and growth of the feet in children suffering from curvature of the limbs. How to do medical massage, tell the experts.
As a massage zone in the child that will have to study adults, doctors secrete:
The first question that is asked by parents: how need to tuck the child, and to them it was comfortable to perform the massage, the manipulation, the child afraid of? Changing table cover with a soft towel or blanket. Place the infant so that his legs hanging down from the border of the table.
Under your feet should be a small pillow, better if it is made in the form of a roller.
Now repeat these manipulations:
To quality do massage the child's feet, we recommend that you stick to such a sequence of exercises:
Massage of the lower limbs for the little patients with different degrees of development of a valgus deformity of the foot can vary slightly. Focus should be on the general condition of the child. This will help you determine the attending physician. Stroking is done from the heel to the popliteal fossa. The outer side of the tibia capture may not. Please note the relaxing manipulation:
As far as the inner side of the calf muscle, the use of enemy equipment. Welcome energetic rubbing the back of his hand. Kneading spends the pads of the fingers with the application of force. After the transition to a massage of the lower limbs on the inside of his hand.
Massaging the feet, it is important to give your legs the child the correct posture – the feet must rush in. Take the palm of one's feet and vigorously RUB. Watch the reaction of the child, the massage, he must like it. If a child is crying and nervous, it means that the painful and uncomfortable. Such manipulation will only cause harm.
The ground and knead the also the kickoff, which is trapped between the heel and fingers of a child. The top of the foot stroke gently. Especially work great hansel.
If the condition of the feet in the infant changing slow pace, you can add the performance of therapeutic exercises. The task of parents – opposition to a curvature of sufficient physical activity. These simple movements:
Valgus deformity of the forefoot in children without punishment. In a timely manner, consult with your doctor and yourself do not remain aloof. Follow your doctor's recommendations and don't forget every day to do massage and therapeutic physical training.