Toe Walking

Can you use rigid footplates for toe walking?

Yes. There are a number of different causes of toe walking. The most common identified cause is autism spectrum disorder. However, the reason underpinning most cases of toe walking is not known and is given the name of idiopathic toe walking. The...

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Why is toe walking associated with autism?

Toe walking or not putting the heels on the ground when walking is much more common in those with autism spectrum disorder. The toe walking is often used in the mix as part of the diagnosis process of the disorder, especially when combined with the...

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How to stop toe walking in autism?

Toe walking is common in those with autism. It is so common it can form part of the diagnostic process of autism spectrum disorder. There are a number of approaches that can be undertaken to deal with toe walking in autism: Sensory integration...

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