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 4 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User

@Jill-Longenecker 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 tendons are really… read more

posted over 4 years ago

@ethanmom - I will call my friend and find out about the shoes.

posted over 4 years ago

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

posted about 4 years ago

My son is a constant tie walker. Dr said only surgery will help at this point ( he'll be 5). We r struggling in a decision. He could still toe walk even after surgery… read more

posted about 3 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 and he is wearing… read more

posted about 3 years ago

Thanks! Ethanmom. I'm going to get a second opinion of course ( or more, ha) he has no dorsiflexion to work with and is so tight that's why dr recommends surgery. I… read more

posted about 3 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 serie casting… read more

posted about 3 years ago

Second opinion said orthotic shies& inserts r a waste of time. Surgery would fix it or I could do NOTHING at all! He said my sin would grow normally without… read more

posted about 3 years ago

Sorry hit add too soon! Anyway I have a hard time believing that he won't have any problems later in life if he continues to always walk this way. I'm getting another… read more

posted about 3 years ago

@ethanmom - 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 looking closely at the… read more

posted about 3 years ago
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