Autism Question

Any toe walker?

I would like to know if there is any one in this network who has a toe walker and how you have been treated or reduce it?

tags: Toe walker Sensory issues Physical therapist Orthopedist

posted over 5 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User

My daughter was a toe walker. We used AFO braces (the style that stop at the ankle) to promote her balance and correct her gait. We were also informed… read more

posted over 5 years ago

@A MyAutismTeam User @A MyAutismTeam User , now you have me nervous with mind wandering for when we start PT, I never even had corrective leg braces on… read more

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@A MyAutismTeam User, no need to be nervous. The braces my daughter wears during the day are not restrictive and blend in with her regular shoes and the… read more

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My son still toe walks at age 16. I noticed he does this less when he's wearing shoes. I think you don't need to worry about this too much unless he… read more

posted over 5 years ago

@A MyAutismTeam User can you elaborate more on those special shoe that roll him back?

Ok! The issue w/toe walking for my child is really bad. His… read more

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@A MyAutismTeam User - I will call my friend and find out about the shoes.

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Only when he doesn't like the texture of the ground...me too!

posted over 5 years ago

MorganL. My son continues toe walking, but his tendors aren't tie at this point since he received PT or about 6 months for it. He got Botox injection… read more

posted over 4 years ago

When I took my son to his 1st orthopedic appointment, his Doctor didn't give me hope. She wanted surgery right away. Then I did my research I found the… read more

posted over 4 years ago

@A MyAutismTeam User - I'm sorry I did not follow up and give you the information about the shoes. I have been unable to reach my friend. But I remember… read more

edited, originally posted over 4 years ago
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