Top 20 Doctor insights on: 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 ›