Sometimes in a child diagnosed with valgus feet, and especially under the age of 5 – 6 years. Such deformation, as they mature they take more expressed forms, and, most importantly, carries serious consequences for the musculoskeletal system.
Thanks to the identification of the pathology of these problems are treatable, and further, a person has no abnormalities in the joints or on the bones.
Valgus the foot is called the violation of the musculoskeletal system, in consequence of which the child is celebrated deformation of the foot. In this disease there was an incorrect placement of the heel and contact the inner ankles.
To the peculiarities of the pathology include:
All the reasons valgus feet are divided into two groups:
The defect develops on the background:
Note: in children born previously laid period pathology noted in 2 times more often than in other children.
Recognize the development of valgus of the feet can be according to the characteristic symptoms:
The main imagined is true:
Note: often when such a disease child complains of pain when walking, but also do not have to overcome long distances.
Valgus feet, has three basic levels:
Important: heavy grade often can be cleaned only by surgery.
For the diagnosis of the doctors takes place:
Note: reveal hallux valgus stations in 80% of cases, a podiatrist may, in the planned examination of the child.
When introduced to the diagnosis of children's orthopaedic treatment is prescribed. From parents is required:
Note: if you give up the intended treatment, in the future the child will not be able to painlessly and effectively walk, will have a curvature of the spine, as well as other negative consequences.
Important: separately, this defect does not pass, and only gets stronger with time.
Effectively helps in valgus to stop the physiotherapy. Children together with the instructor to perform a number of exercises for the feet.
For example, many patients with this diagnosis is shown:
Exercise duration should be 1 — 2 minutes.
Note: the duration of this exercise should be 8 – 10 minutes.
Important: the positive dynamics can be achieved if the child performed the therapeutic exercises every day, and are performed all the recommended exercises.
A child with a diagnosed pathology in 90% of cases are appointed by physiotherapy. Thanks to this therapy it is celebrated:
Especially for children is recommended:
Electrophoresis. The procedure with this diagnosis proceeds in the following stages:
Important: before performing the electrophoresis, the doctor applied to the desired frequency, and performance, in accordance with the age of the patient, as well as the degree of development of the disease.
Paraffin boots. On the basis of the therapy is applying melted paraffin on the feet of the child. Thus celebrating the amplification of blood flow and metabolism, and also the regeneration of tissues.
Note: paraffin boots contraindicated for children with diabetes, the sills of the heart and disorders of the circulatory system.
The total duration of the course of physiotherapy practice is addressed in a practical orthopedist. In difficult situations it is prescribed for several cycles with a certain interval between them.
Important: physical therapy is recommended only for practical doctor. All the procedures have contraindications, and most importantly, it is not permissible to perform in home conditions.
When valgus stop is important, to a massage performed by an experienced masseur. Technique set individually for each patient.
This pathology is the main emphasis put on:
Duration of massage depends on the age of the child and the severity of the disease. Basically they do it every day for 8 – 10 days, after that comes the break in 10 – 14 days and everything is repeated again.
Note: for each patient the total duration of the course shall determine the orthopedist.
Important: you cannot perform the massage yourself, in which case it can deform the feet of the child even stronger.
When diagnosed with the disease must wear orthopedic shoes.
The doctors recommended for the child buy a pair of shoes:
With such pathology necessary to wear shoes not only on the street, but also at home.
Home, as an alternative to special shoes, purchase orthopedic insoles. It is important to buy the correct size and appropriate width.
Important: the orthopedic insoles are not worth saving. Cheaper options may have the correct result.
Tip: it is better to make the inserts custom made, taking into account all the anatomical features of the spots child.
If the child is not diagnosed with a congenital pathology, then such diseases can be prevented through preventive activities.
Buy the correct footwear:
The first steps the child must do it lightweight, comfortable and correctly selected shoes.
It is also important to regularly visit a pediatrician, and in case of suspicion of any defects in a timely manner to initiate treatment.
Note! Valgus feet observed in many children, and in the prevailing most successfully treatable, especially in the early stages.
The parents of the child it is necessary to carefully monitor the development of the crumbs, in a timely manner to go through with it for regular medical checkups, and when the identified pathology immediately go to the designated treatment.