Foot movements 2: Newborn Period

This is a continuation of the Infant Foot Movements and Clubfoot article

In the first Infant Foot Movements article I highlighted the tendency to invert the foot with flexion of the toes in  one TD infant  from the age of 10 - 18 weeks. 

The pattern of foot movement is different in infants in the first few weeks. Both Will and Max (born 6 weeks preterm) show distinct dorsiflexion with eversion and toe extension movements when flexing and extending the LEs.



Will 5 weeks supine and prone



Max at 3 weeks (CA -3 weeks)


Max at 6 weeks (CA 0 weeks)



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