Intoeing and Knock Knees in ChildrenIntoeing and Knock Knees in Children

A common question and concern of parents is whether their child’s development is ‘normal’.

Children reach their milestones at different times and sometimes their walking can appear unusual. This is completely normal and in most cases no treatment is required.


Bowleg is a common term used to describe outward curving of the leg that occurs in almost all children.

Knock Knees

Knock Knees describes the position when the knees come together and the lower legs angle outwards. It can be seen on one or both legs.


Often children walk with their toes turned in. This is called in-toeing and is a normal part development for toddlers. As they reach skeletal maturity this should reduce and often no treatment is required.