FTM Concerns about Standing

My LO has been assisted pulling up to standing for about a month. She NEVER stands on her heels, I can’t even help her to stand on her heels. Should I take her back to physio? Is this normal? She had torticollis and plagiocephaly, with a slight motor delay until about 5.5 months. Help a worried FTM out 😂
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@Celine oh that's fair. Maybe message your physio and let them know what your concern is and see if they want to examine it more, if you're not confident in your doctor.

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@Grace thanks for the advice!! Her ROM is good, so it may just be developmental, but her legs are quite bowed apparently! We’re going to watch it for 6 weeks but may need to go to an orthopaedic surgeon.

Well, my guy can't do it either. It comes with time. U should not be concerned unless your dr indicates so. Imo

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That’s usually my approach but her doctors missed her plagiocephaly and torticollis, and misdiagnosed her reflux for 3 months so I don’t have a lot of trust in them.

How does she stand when she's in assisted standing position? My little girl doesn't stand up on her own yet either but can pull herself up, when she's standing she's wiggling her foot around , sometimes on the side, sometimes on her toes, etc...

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@Joyce she just always on her toes. Never flat, never on the side of her foot

I'm also a FTM but I work in early intervention, what I would want to know is she ever able to flex her feet up? (Like if you put you hand on her foot while she's laying down can you get it in a flat position?) If not, I think it would be worth checking in with a doctor (or possibly physio) to make sure it's not a tight tendon causing the toe walking. If she's capable of flexing her foot I'd just keep an eye on it for now and just mention it at your 9 month appointment.

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@Grace thank you so much for your input!!

@Grace She can flex her foot to 90 degrees when her hip and knees are flex, if I extend her knee I can hold her foot flexed with no resistance, if I extend her knee and hip, there is resistance in the foot to remain flexed. If I don’t support her foot, if I extend her knee and hip, her toe will point.

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