Son Walking On Tiptoes

Hello Dr. My son is 3.6 now n he is walking on his tiptoes since he start walking.. otherwise he MashaAllah active child. He started walking in 12-13months.. i have seen many Drs but they all said that it has become his habit. He will be ok by the time. Kindly give me your opinion thanks.

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Soban Hameed

You need physiotherapist for further help...He/She can guide you more in my opinion.

dr-danish-aftab-pediatrician-karachi

Some children walk on tiptoes till 5 yrs of age and they have no medical problems.
Some children have short tendocalcaneus by birth thats why they walk on tip toes.
If ur child is mentally fine so u just need a orthopedic surgeon's opinion regarding short tendocalcaneus, and if there is no problem with tendocalcaneus then no need to worry.
Try a good quality sandel or slipper when child walks.

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Thankyou so much.

1 year ago