Curly / Cross Toes in Children

Asymptomatic curly toes need no treatment

Symptoms that would warrant surgery include

  • significant problems with footwear
  • difficulty with sports

Physiotherapy and podiatry will not help.


Referral Criteria

  • Defer referral until at least 4 years of age
  • Refer if symptomatic, problems with footwear / participating in sport

Referral Instructions

e-Referral Service Selection

  • Specialty: Children's and Adolescent Services
  • Clinic Type: Orthopaedics
  • Service: DRSS-Western-Child&Adolescent-Devon CCG-15N

Referral Forms

DRSS referral form

Supporting Information

Pathway Group

This guideline has been signed off by the Western Locality on behalf of NEW Devon CCG.

Publication date: May 2017


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