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What kind of shoe is recommended for someone with a club foot?

What kind of shoe is recommended for someone with a club foot?

Get examined: A club foot is a structural deformity which needs to be evaluated properly before recommending any shoe. Depending on flexibility in the foot will dictate what type of shoe and probably, orthotic would be needed. Surgery may even be an option, but proper evaluation is needed. Go see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What do you call the shoe used by patients of talipes varus (club foot)?

What do you call the shoe used by patients of talipes varus (club foot)?

Denis-Brown Shoe: is an open toe , lace up shoe/boot that is used with Foot Abduction Brace- which is an adjustable metal bar that is attached to the shoes. ...Read more

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I have md and i wanted to know if there are any special shoes or something i could wear that wont kill my feet?

See the podiatrist: After examination, a podiatrist would be able to assess the type of shoes and accommodation that would provide support and would be comfortable. They may dispense it themselves or send you to an orthotist with the proper prescription. ...Read more

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What causes arch pain in five year olds? Is there a way to alleviate the pain with special shoes or inserts? I believe her feet are flat..

What causes arch pain in five year olds? Is there a way to alleviate the pain with special shoes or inserts? I believe her feet are flat..

Flat foot: Flat feet or bad shoes can cause such pain. Consult a foot doctor. Child may need a custom orthotic to support arch and reduce strain. Proper fitting shoes with arch rich support inside would do child well ...Read more

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Diabetes: what should I do to care for my feet. Will foot massage machines or hot water soaks help? Should i wear special shoes? Do tens machines help

Diabetes: what should I do to care for my feet. Will foot massage machines or hot water soaks help? Should i wear special shoes? Do tens machines help

Do tens machines: Help what? You haven't listed a foot problem other than the fact you are diabetic. You need to be cautious with soaking with a diabetic as the fear is you can burn yourself if inability to stand is the. Special shoes are not necessary if your feet are normal in appearance. Many podiatrist have "diabetic shoes" which are extra depth inlay to avoid anatomical regions rubbing the shoe from friction. ...Read more

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I have very sweaty foot. I'm wondering if there's any treatment for my condition or special socks and shoes that may help me cope with it?

I have very sweaty foot. I'm wondering if there's any treatment for my condition or special socks and shoes that may help me cope with it?

Use Drysol: Drysol is an effective topical medication for sweaty feet.If your sweaty feet does not respond to topicals then Botox injections in the bottom of the foot can be beneficial. ...Read more

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