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calcaneal valgus deformity

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: A varus deformity would be when the 1st toe points away from the 2nd toe towards the midline of the body. Valgus deformity would be when the 1st to ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Valgus: Deformity of what? Valgus describes a spatial direction. A bone is malaligned in such a position. Which bone is in a valgus?
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: In looking at the foot a varus deformity is when the sole of the foot is turned into the middle of the body. A valgus deformity is when the sole is t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Bunion: It is a bony prominence on the inside of the foot at the big toe. It is a misalignment which causes the big toe to become angled toward the little toe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bunion: Hallux valgus is the medical term for a bunion. Hallux means big toe or great toe. Valgus means bent out and is used to describe a deformity in whi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience Podiatry
In theory yes: Limited range of motion of the hallux can cause bio mechanical strain to other parts of the foot including the plantar fascia
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
They Happen!: Most any joint can develop hypertrophy (enlargement) of bone. "spurs" is the common term for this build up of bone. It can be the result of trauma t ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
Hallux valgus: Yes it is. See a podiatrist for evaluation.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
No: To say something can heal implies a wound. The tailor bunion is a deformity and when painful, that is a symptom. Neither will "heal". If pressure is r ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Position: Of great toe moving to second toe. Usually with a bunion.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dearborn
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Surgery type: If you have a knee angular deformity, it can be corrected by cutting a bone (an osteotomy) near the knee joint to change the alignment of the knee. A ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Can assist: Certain fracture patterns of the femoral condyle can be assisted by using arthroscopy. It can judge whether out not the fracture is significantly disp ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
See image & below: Tibial plateau (top part of shin bone/tibia) is a critical weight-bearing area; fractures here affect stability & motion of the knee joint.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
In part. : Hallux rigidus is not clearly hereditary but there is probably some component that predisposes some to this problem. However, the major determinants a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience Podiatry
IT CAN BE FIXED: To be clear, you had a dorsiflexory osteotomy of the 1st metatarsal, and it was raised too much? If so, the surgery is essentially reversed to drop th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Good question: Osteotimy is a cut in the bone. In a derotational osteotimy, the bone is cut and then rotated to a better position and this corrected position is usu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone & joint: Genetics usually. Sometimes chromosomal transmutations, autosomal dominant or recessive, etc.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
No: Just control of the foot will not control the leg position.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: If you are talking about after a surgical correction the answer is yes.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: You need to consult an orthopedic surgeon.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Either: Either could handle the problem.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dearborn
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Yes: Usually an osteotomy at your age is geared toward straightening out a deformity that is contributing to progressive arthritis on one side of the knee. ... Read More

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