Healthy feet and proper alignment start when infants can develop their arches correctly. It means LET THE BABY CRAWL and NO SHOES too early.
For all of you who has babies please watch this video with Pete Egoscue where he talks about Infants and Alignment:
For those who never have time to watch a video, here is the gist of it:
Healthy feet start when a baby is allowed walk barefoot, and not forced to wear hard shoes too early. Infants have to go through the appropriate stages of development before they are ready to walk. They should not be forced to walk too early. In this case, walking early does not mean better. Crawling is very important – it prepares and aligns musculoskeletal system before a baby is ready to walk.
Your child (and you) cannot achieve efficient, full-body natural movement if the feet are not fully functional. We cannot be upright and healthy if our feet are not healthy.
Be Upright. Be Happy. Live Pain Free.
Learn how YOU can restore your posture at my Upright Posture Fitness Studio in Hudson, MA