I am 17 years old, and I have always walked on my tip toes.
After researching the topic, i have discovered that my condition is strange, considering most children grow out of such habit at a very early age.
I can walk on heel-to-toe if asked to do so, but i assume walking tip-toed otherwise.
I feel healthy, and I have been diagnosed with no other health problems.
I worry, however, that I may have caused damage to my calf muscles by walking in this manner for so long.
I have not talked to a doctor yet on this issue, for i, nor my parents, ever considered my "funny habit" a serious problem.
Could I have a serious medical problem?
Thank you Selma for your advice. After reading your comment, i studied up on the possibility of a short achilles tendon. It is a definate possibility. I will get it checked out soon by a doctor and post any news I receive on my situation.
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