A 26-year-old female asked:
I am 35male and was never treated for club foot as a child.. what should i do now? i never knew what was wrong with me until now!
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 26 years experience
Club foot surgery?: There's no need to do surgery unless there's pain. Custom made orthotics and physical therapy can prevent pain. The only time surgery is necessary is if you take pain pills constantly because of the pain. Then surgical correction is worth the risk rather than affecting your kidneys because of overloading them with pain pills.
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Podiatry 36 years experience
See a doctor: There still may be a lot that can be done for you by strappings, bracing, custom made shoes, surgery, etc. Don't give up!
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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