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12yr old son, flat feet, over pronation, wears orthotics, had shin splits, stress fractures, now has paroneal tendonitis, can sports doctor help him?

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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Possibly: May need to consider a foot and ankle specialist. These signs could point to a condition called tarsal coalition. Exam, x-rays, ct scan and sometimes MRI are needed to establish the diagnosis. In many cases, surgery will be helpful.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Yes: But it sounds like he may need surgery.

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