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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)

by Googling it. But is a neurological disease that effects the perineal nerve . Gradually effecting the ability 2 extend Ur toes or ankle, & U end up with a drop foot. There is more 2 it, but there R ...Read more


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Where could one get shoes to fit a foot deformed by charcot osteoarthropathy, apart from a hospital?

Where could  one get shoes to fit a foot deformed by charcot osteoarthropathy, apart from a hospital?

See a Podiatrist: Extra depth accommodative shoes and custom shoes are available at many podiatry offices. With that type of condition, you would want to establish yourself with a podiatrist for outpatient care. If the dpm does not offer that service in his/her office, they typically will be working with an orthotist/pedorthist who can fabricate the shoes and inlays for you. ...Read more

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I am in a wheelchair and have charcot-marie-tooth disease if i don' constantly move my feet get swollen I am already on diuretics what can I do?

I am in a wheelchair and have charcot-marie-tooth disease if i don' constantly move my feet get swollen I am already on diuretics what can I do?

Compression: Dependent edema may be difficult to treat. Further evaluation may need to be done to rule out other possible causes of swelling in the legs. You may want to try compression stockings. ...Read more

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Are there any light weight comfortable ankle foot orthosis's for charcot marie tooth disease besides the full hard plastic leg ones I have?

Are there any light weight comfortable ankle foot orthosis's for charcot marie tooth disease besides the full hard plastic leg ones I have?

Yes: Their are braces these days made of carbon fiber which is very strong and very light weight. They use it to build jet fighters and racing cars amongst other things. Ask your PT if he/she can build your next orthotic brace out of it and if he can't get a hold of it use the net. Maybe Nike can help you. They are in Oregon and are involved in footwear. Might be great marketing opportunity for them! ...Read more

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Is there a such thing as foot reconstruction surgery?

Is there a such thing as foot reconstruction surgery?

Yes: It usually involves a combination of procedures to rebuild a foot after injury or with severe deformity. ...Read more

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In foot reconstruction to correct cavus deformity from year old compartment syndrome, should necrotic legmuscles be debrided, or does it matter now?

In foot reconstruction to correct cavus deformity from year old compartment syndrome, should necrotic legmuscles be debrided, or does it matter now?

Do what it takes.: I'm not sure that we are on the same page as to the meaning of necrosis. Having said that, any tissue that could have a statistical compromising influence on the successful out come of the surgery, should be dealt with appropriately. ...Read more

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During foot reconstruction for foot compartment syndrome damage, cut plantar fascia off my heel bone. Will it scar back to heel or remain floating?

During foot reconstruction for foot compartment syndrome damage, cut plantar fascia off my heel bone. Will it scar back to heel or remain floating?

It Will Scar down: The ligament will grow and attach in an elongated status. Massage frequently during the first 8 weeks to minimize scar fibrosis, scaring and use an arch support or orthotic to decrease stress on this plantar fascial ligament. ...Read more

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What does diabetic foot pain feel like?

What does diabetic foot pain feel like?

Diabetic neuropathy: The pain can be burning in nature, there can be hypersensitivity to touch, there may be combinations of numbness, tingling and burning or complete numbness. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Khan
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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