Carrying out baby massage with a diagnosis of "valgus deformity" of the foot, it is important to remember the basic rule – do no harm. Correct execution of massage movements helps to restore the legs, relieves tension, tones the calf muscles and feet, turning them into strong, elastic, movable, and strong.
Also thanks to massage, accelerate blood circulation. This factor, over time, normalize the development and growth of the legs in children with curvature of the limbs. How to make the therapeutic massage, tell the experts.
As a massage areas of the child who will have to work for adults, doctors distinguish:
The first question asked by parents: how to put baby to and they were comfortable to conduct the massage manipulations, the child is not worried? Changing table cover a soft towel or blanket. Position the baby so that his feet hung down from the border of the table.
Under the feet should be a little pad, it is better if it is made in the form of a roller.
Now repeat these manipulations:
To efficiently produce massage the feet of the child, it is recommended to follow this sequence of study:
A massage of the lower legs for younger patients with a different stage in the development of hallux valgus may vary slightly. You should pay attention to the General condition of the child. It will help to determine the doctor. Stroking is carried out from the heel to the popliteal fossa. The outer side of the tibia to capture not need. Pay attention to relaxing manipulation:
With regard to inner side of calf muscles, they use opposite techniques. Welcome vigorous rubbing the back of his fingers. Kneading is carried out with fingertips of the application of force. After moving to the massage of the tibia on its inner side.
Massaging of the foot, it is important to give kid's feet correct position of the sole must rush inside. Take hands one foot and RUB vigorously. Watch the reaction of the child, massage him like that. If the baby is crying and nervous, so he's hurting and unpleasant. Such manipulation will only cause harm.
Pound and knead well as a recess located between the heel and fingers of the child. The top of the foot stroking gently. Separately, work thumb.
If the condition of the feet in infants varies slowly, you can add the implementation of therapeutic exercises. The task of parents – to oppose the curvature with enough physical activity. Help these simple movements:
Hallux valgus in children is not a sentence. Promptly contact your doctor and do not stay on the sidelines. Follow the doctor's recommendations and don't forget daily to do massage and physical therapy.