baby not standing

Q&A: One Year Old Not Bearing Weight & Not Standing

Tamara GuoChild Development

My daughter is 13 1/2 months old. She was born full term. She is not bearing any weight on her feet. When we try to make her stand, she bends her knees. She never crawled, never moved. Her mind is sharp, and our family physician says everything with her is fine. I am extremely worried if everything is fine, how …

children's orthotics

Children’s Orthotics for Flat Feet

CME WebsitesChild Development, Special Needs Diagnoses

As a physical therapist, I receive questions surrounding orthotics quite frequently.  Parents and caregivers may have heard from other parents about his or her child wearing orthotics for “flat feet.”  Some physicians might recommend orthotics, while others believe the child will “grow out of it.” Consider the following questions and discuss them with your physical therapist prior to pursuing any …