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Equinovarus Foot Deformity In Children
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 more
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
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
Maybe: It depends on the type and severity of the deformity ...Read more
I have have a foot deformity called metatarsus adductus and moderate bunions on both feet. What type of surgery for bunions is recommended?
Their are many: Procedures for bunions with met adductus vary for the individual. It depends on how much deformity there is, how much motion to 1st metatarsal or hypermobility is present and others so without seeing your x-rays and foot it is difficult to say. Seek second opinion if you are not comfortable with the 1st one. ...Read more
How long post acute CS episode will cavus foot deformity stabilize? Surgeon did not give brace/cast. Have surgery for other ankle issues in March.
Acute cs: Uausaly it take 2 month. Assume no complication. ...Read more
Yes: Some podiatrist do. You can call and ask. I know Apis shoe company (nation wide) will make custom shoes. ...Read more
If cause by injury o: If caused by injury to nerves or low back herniation l-5-s-1. ...Read more
See foot/ankle: Surgeon....better to treat early..Get a more detailed answer ›
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
It is called pigeon toes or intoeing
metatarsal varus or adductus
it is condition in which toes point inwards when walking. ...Read more
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
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
Definately: Painful hammertoes, ingrown toenails, neuromas, bunions are some for tities that can be caused by tight shoes.... ...Read more
Is there any solution for haglund deformity and could I dream of having a normal and beautiful feet?
Haglund: Lot of people use heel lift or women wear high heels to shift weight to ball of foot. Surgery will get rid of the deformity. Just remember feet were meant to be functional not beautiful. Clogs or open back shoes really help a lot. ...Read more
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
About how much does the surgery to correct saddle bone deformity in a foot cost? Is the procedure relatively safe?
A lot: If elective procedure (due to a medical reason), correction of deformity to the top of your foot would cost thousands of dollars. If for cosmetic reasons, even more. The costs include hospital fees, nursing staff, anesthesia fees, surgeon fees, administration fees, equipment usage, supplies, etc. ...Read more
It's has been about 2 months now and I still have this visible deformity on the side of my toe. What could it be? A glass bowl hit my foot really hard
A broken: Toe for one thing. Go see the foot doc and have it xrayed. ...Read more
I'm a six months pregnant and latest ultra sound report shows my baby right foot with some deformities. Can that be cured at this moment and advise?
Not prenatally: If your child has clubbing of the right foot, many times those findings can be corrected after birth working with physical therapists or orthopedic surgeons. If there are other findings, then it depends on what it is. Either way, there is no way to correct these abnormalities prenatally ...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
Hereditary: Club foot is a deformity than can be seen in certain populations more than others, and if a parent has clubfoot there is a chance that a child may have it. The sandal gap refers to the appearance of the big toe being further away from the other toes when an ultrasound is performed on the fetus in the womb. ...Read more
Oui ou Non.: Treatment, to some extent, is based on whether or not the deformity is symptomatic or not. If the enlargement does not cause any discomfort, then shoes with padded tongues or sandals may work just fine. Realistically, it comes down to having it fixed or wearing accommodating shoes. ...Read more
8 hrs ago foot fell asleep, went to walk and it turned under itself causing an audible crack/snap. Iced 7 hrs, no obvious deformity, can't bear weight?
Ankle: This needs an X-ray.Get a more detailed answer ›