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Treatment for charcot foot?

Treatment for charcot foot?

Several: Splinting and compression and use of a protective boot or surgical reconstruction. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenith Paresa
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Charcot Marie Tooth (Definition)

Charcot Marie Tooth or CMT is a group of inherited disorders that affect peripheral nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nerves are damaged also known as neuropathy. More about Charcot ...Read more


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Treatment fo charchot foot?

Treatment fo charchot foot?

Charcot: Treatment of Charcot depends on the clinical presentation. If acute treatment is immobilization nonweight bearing until the swelling subsides. Chronic Charcot requires appropriate shoes and inserts to prevent ulcerations. ...Read more

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Treatment of foot deformities?

Treatment of foot deformities?

Need foot specialist: In general, treatment is either via splinting/ bracing, or surgical correction & repair. In discussing foot deformities, one needs to consult w/ a specialist b/c deformities can be forefoot, midfoot or rearfoot/ankle deformities. Deformities in each category are many and varied, so to discuss treatment, u need to be more specific, i.e. Its severity (simple or complex) & chronicity (old or recent). ...Read more

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Can a foot arch fracture aggrivate plantar facsi?

Can a foot arch fracture aggrivate plantar facsi?

Absolutely: The plantar fascia ligament plays an important part of the foot arch structure as do the bones. If you fracture a bone considered part of the arch then it could place more stress on the plantar fascia ligament for support. See a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment if you have this issue. ...Read more

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What is ankle foot orthosis?

What is ankle foot orthosis?

A custom brace: A standard ankle foot orthoses (afo) is a custom-moulded brace made from a mould of your foot and ankle fabricated with a light weight durable plastic material designed to support your foot and ankle. ...Read more

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Treatment of charchot foot ?

Treatment  of  charchot foot
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Charcot foot: will need lots of time for healing... whether its treated conservatively or surgically. There are many excellent treatment options available and after following all doctors orders you are sure to have good results. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Experiencing foot pain? See podiatry or foot ortho?

Experiencing foot pain? See podiatry or foot ortho?

See someone: If you're having pain, get into a physician to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Docs, could a podiatrist fix ideopathic toe walking?

Docs, could a podiatrist fix ideopathic toe walking?

Depends...: First off, how old is the patient. A gait analysis needs to be done as well as an exam to find out why that is occurring It could be bone related or short tendons. There are many well qualified Podiatrists in the Chicagoland area. Spent 16 years in the area. I am sure there is one near you. ...Read more

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Could a podiatrist fix ideopathic toe walking?

Could a podiatrist fix ideopathic toe walking?

They could try: Stretching and proprioceptive training with heel lifts would be a way to try and help. ...Read more

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Osteochondritis dissecans and charcot marie tooth syndrome, what to do?

Osteochondritis dissecans and charcot marie tooth syndrome, what to do?

Charcot marie: Charcot marie syndrome is a genetic disease that affects nerves and is passed down through families. It has many factors and presents many defects to numerous to list here. There is no cure but symptoms can be managed. See your MD to start. ...Read more

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Anyone treated a "tarsal coalition" in their ankle?

Anyone treated a "tarsal coalition" in their ankle?

Yes: Tarsal coalitions occur between one of the joints below the true ankle joint (hind foot bones: talus, calcaneus, navicular and cuboid bones). It can be partial or complete, boney union or fibrous. In all cases it restricts the normal motion of the affected joint and does not need to be treated unless it hurts. Some coalitions can be resected in the young and if they are partial. Some may need fusion. ...Read more

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Feet infection/eczema/athletes foot, treatment?

Feet infection/eczema/athletes foot, treatment?

Since all three: Have different treatments it would be wise to get an accurate diagnosis which a foot doctor or dermatologist should be able to help you with. ...Read more

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I had an old calcanea stress fracture with swelling. Can long-term foot instability, plantar fasciitis, sural neuropathy cause back problems?

I had an old calcanea stress fracture with swelling.  Can long-term foot instability, plantar fasciitis, sural neuropathy cause back problems?

Heel fracture: The answer is simply yes. Long term instability, plantar faciitis, and sural neuropathy...All cause pain. And, trying to ambulate through it, will cause you to limp. This limping will effect your back.. See a specialist, and get help. ...Read more

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What is an effective treatment for charcot marie tooth disease (cmt)?

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What is an effective treatment for charcot marie tooth disease (cmt)?

I am sorry, but: There is no known treatment for cmt. The symptoms can only be managed at this time. ...Read more

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I have a plantar calcaneal spur on the left foot. Treatment options?

Depends on symptoms: Many people have calcaneal spurs that are asymptomatic. Others have a lot of pain. Generally it is not the spur that is the problem, but inflammation from pull of the ligaments/tendons in the area. Heel spurs generally are on bottom of heel and sometimes back of heel. Surgery is a last resort for heel spurs. See a podiatrist and discuss options if you are having pain in area of the spur(s). ...Read more

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What type of injection would help Tarsal Tunnel syndrome left foot?

What type of injection would help Tarsal Tunnel syndrome left foot?

Tarsal tunnel inj: the tarsal tunnel in the foot is much like the carpal tunnel in the wrist and should respond to either an injection of a release ...Read more

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Which is better for neuromas and fallen arches? Foot ortho or podiatrist?

Which is better for neuromas and fallen arches? Foot ortho or podiatrist?

Podiatrist/ Ortho: This discussion has been going on for many years.....What you need to find out is who....Is treating the most of these conditions in your area.... And go see them....Experience is of the essence.... ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Diabetic Foot (Definition)

A diabetic foot is a simply the foot of a person with diabetes. Because of the nature of diabetes, a diabetic foot has certain risk factors that make observing and practicing good ...Read more