Doctor insights on:
Deformities Of Feet
Genetic: CF is caused by mutations in the cftr gene - mostly they are inhereted from both the mother and father who are carriers (but rarely these mutations can occur spontaneously). Club feet can be caused by several circumstances - some from a generic defect, some from problems during fetal deveopment or toxic exposures. ...Read more
There are a few: There are several conditions that can cause the foot to turn inward. Metarsus adductus is one where the long bones of the foot turn inward. High arched feet can make the entire foot turn in. But many times feet turning inward, especially during walking (intoe walking or pigeon toed walking) is often from the leg or the hip. I recommend seeing a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any solution for haglund deformity and could i dream of having a normal and beautiful feet?
I have haglund deformity and would like to know if there is a solution for this. Could i dream of having normal and beautiful feet again?
I was recently diagnosed with "Cavus Deformity of foot/unspecified laterality." Would Dr. Scholl's Orthotics work or do I need more specialized ones?
High arch: Cavus foot is just another way to say you have a high arch in your foot. In a sense, it is the opposite of having a flat foot. You may or not have problems with it. If it is severe, it can sometimes be associated with other conditions. Don't hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more
Not related.: One has nothing to do with the other. ...Read more
Multiple factors: Congenital club foot ccf can occur as an isolated event or as part of a syndrome. Current thinking includes the influence of an autosomal dominent gene which is expressed ~33% , making it possible to skip generations without an affected carrier. Incidence 11/10000 (iowa)m>f, increased if mother smokes in pregnancy.See http://www.Omim.Org/entry/119800. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the age: It may take lnfancy and early childhood, and may or may not involve one or more surgical interventions. The older the patient, the more severe the surgery could be needed. If not correcting it surgically a lifetime bracing could be another option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely epigenetic: This is unlikely to be due to genetic influences since you two are genetically identical. Possibilities causing the deformity include amniotic band syndrome or deformity due to fetal crowding. See an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon in your area for diagnosis and treatment: www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more
What surgical procedures can correct or slow continued deformity of cavus foot caused 3 months ago from compartment syndrome?
Varies: It is probably too early at this point, just three months out because there is still the potential to improve or worsen from your condition. Once the deformity is stable, however, the surgery type depends in part on the flexibility of the deformity; with soft tissue procedures for flexible deformities and bone surgeries for rigid deformities. You would want to be using an orthotic/ brace now. ...Read more
Many reasons: Going by the age in the profile there are many environmental factors that can take place over the course of 3 decades that can affect both of your feet. Such as shoegear, activity level, pregnancy, traumatic injury, etc. If your foot problems persist, i suggest you see a podiatrist. ...Read more