Toe Walking

by Lenny Parracino |   Date Released : 20 Sep 2008
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Lenny Parracino

About the author: Lenny Parracino

Lenny Parracino is a former author, hands on instructor and clinician for The National Academy of Sports Medicine. Currently, he serves as a faculty member of the Gray Institute of Applied Functional Science. He has spent over 20 years serving the health industry as an international lecturer, soft tissue therapist and movement therapist. Lenny has performed over 300 lectures/workshops, has written educational materials and consulted/lectured in the fitness, manual therapy and educational industry and for various medical organizations around the world. Lenny has earned his degree in Health Science, is a Fellow of Applied Functional Science, holds a California certification/license to practice soft tissue therapy. As a full time clinician, he integrates an eclectic approach of movement conditioning with Dr. Vince Guagliano and Dr. Carina Escudero at AIM Sports Medicine in Hermosa Beach, California.

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Whiteman, Paula | 22 Jun 2013, 05:18 AM

I know this sounds extreme but we have a son who was the same and at 6 years old was still toe walking on one foot. WE had done years of physio then we saw a specialist who injected botox into his calf (not sure which muscle exactly ) and put him in plaster for six weeks and then we never looked back.
I know that sounds extreme but when they have toe walked for so long their achillies and everything else nodoubt has shortened and no longer able to stretch it to walk without pain and being relaxed.

So you could be trying everything just as we did but maybe that is not going to help without this treatment.

Food for thought good luck.

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