In-Toeing & Out-Toeing
In-toeing and out-toeing happen when the feet are pointed too far inward or too far outward while walking. You may see your young child toeing in or toeing in when they are learning to walk.
That is not uncommon. By age two, most children outgrow in-toeing and out-toeing problems without any intervention. After age two, your podiatrist may recommend verbal reminders and reassurances to make the child aware of the proper position of the foot.
In persistent cases, your child may need to wear special shoes or foot supports to help teach them to place their feet in the right position. These shoes or supports are designed to lessen the abnormal pressures on the foot structure and function while still in their formative development.