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Is it normal for my toddler to walk on his tiptoes?

As long as your toddler is not doing it all the time, there is no need for concern as most toddlers walk on tiptoes when they are moving around a room holding on to different objects for support. They also do this when they first start to walk, especially if they are moving around on a bare floor. Then again, some children keep on doing it just for the fun of it, similar to walking on cracks on a pathway, for instance.

Frequent toe walking can be a sign of several physical problems however, so it would be a good idea to talk to a paediatrician if this is the case with your toddler. Children with language or other developmental disorders are also prone to toe walking. If this is the case with your toddler, your paediatrician will do an evaluation in order to pinpoint the problem. If the results of these tests are normal, then your toddler won't need any form of therapy, and will probably grow out of the condition on his own.

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