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Lifetime problems

Aug 19th 2013 at 12:54 AM

Development of the arch comes to an end until around six or seven years of age.

On the contrary, physical therapists argue that shoes for children feet just destroy because they are trying to copy is too adult shoes and then the result of the halloo inch, flat feet and shortened tendons.

"Note that most small children like to walk barefoot and immediately try to pull off whatever they fitted with the," says physical therapist Sandi Legatorial from the Institute of Sports Medicine. "Instinctively, namely knows that shoes are unnatural for them."

Therefore physiotherapists recommended for children and adults to walk barefoot on uneven and secure surface, i.e. in the grass or sand. But not at home on a hard and flat floor

"Walking barefoot stimulates the nervous system, acupuncture points, promotes blood circulation and immune system," concludes the physical therapist.

On the other hand orthopedist George enthuses Nijinsky for shoes. "Now it has become fashionable boots with ultra-thin soles, which should encourage the natural gait.

Yet we diagnose flat feet in children already at three years of age and at that moment the child to start wearing proper shoes with molded soles and support around the ankle and up until the development is completed arch of the foot. Otherwise, you will have lifetime problems, "says the doctor.

This shoe child may prescribe orthopedic or rehabilitation physician.

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