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Heavy rearfoot strike

Discussion in 'Pediatrics' started by markjohconley, Jul 31, 2017.

  1. markjohconley

    markjohconley Well-Known Member


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    6 y/o male dx autism level 1
    tall solid (not fat) boy ~38kg (father, premature neurological issues genu valgum, never dx but ? on spectrum is 6'6'' 120kg, fighting weight was 108kg)
    has sickening barefoot on concrete rearfoot contact, sound of which makes me nauseous
    has had physio and ot as part of ndis service
    this a typical presentation?, any interventions indicated as has my alleles
    any comments appreciated, thanks, mark
     
  2. Craig Payne

    Craig Payne Moderator

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    perhaps try gait retraining to "tread lightly"; perhaps on a treadmill - make it a game. ASD makes it challenging.
     
  3. markjohconley

    markjohconley Well-Known Member

    Thanks Craig, will let my daughter know, mark
    Have the girls decided which dual citizenship to drop when they finally enter politics?
     
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