Toe walking in children is often a cause for seeing a pediatric or orthopedic practice. Classification of toe walking has been variable.
However, one needs to differentiate the primarily pathologic toe walking, which is due to neuromuscular diseases or a congenital
short tendo calcaneus (tendo Achilles), from the fart more frequently occurring idiopathic toe walking...
Bernhard M.K.1, Töpfer M.1, Vogler L.1, Merkenschlager A.1, Pomarino D. 2
1 Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Kinder und Jugendliche, Neuropädiatrie, Leipzig
2 Physiotherapiezentrum PTZ, Hamburg