I have walked on my toes since I was a baby! Today someone asked me if I had Polio as a child because my walk is so noticably strange. I told him I don't know why I walk this way. I do know that today I woke up with a really stiff neck (often I have neck and upper back pain which might have made my walk worse.
If I wanted to investigate if there is any physical abnormality that causes me to walk this way, what kind of doctor would I see? A podiatrist maybe? Or, Dr., do you have any idea why an adult would walk on their toes? If I REALLY think about it I can walk like a normal person but if I don't think about it, I get questions like the one today. Your guidance would be much appreciated! I tried a web search on this topic and didn't find much.
There are have a problem known as achilles tendon contracture,please notes it.
Achilles tendon contracture may reflect a congenital structural anomaly or a muscular reaction to chronic poor posture.
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