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Flat Feet And Autism
Kid knocked kneed flat feet and ankles curve inwards(side with big toe) has pain in knees feet and ankles. Is this all related? What's treatment opt?
A fallen arch is commonly known as a flatfoot. The foot loses the arch on the inner side of foot. This is also known as pes planus and there can be either a flexible version and a rigid version. A flexible version is flat only when weight is applied on the foot; a rigid version is flat when the foot is off and when the foot is on ...Read more
Look for: Look for a shoe that has a wide and deep toe box. Consider a material that stretches (like lycra or mesh). Look at the seams because those sites are areas that "stretch" in the shoe. Also, consider looking at the shape of the sole and find a straight last shoe. Bunions and flat arches tend to be overpronators and a straight last shoe is less likely to promote that motion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Child has flat feet causing pain in feet and knees even at rest and ankles during active play ankles look like bowed inwards what kind of dr needed?
Podiatrist: Podiatrists are trained in analyzing foot and gait abnormalities in children and adults. Some podiatrists prefer to work with adult patients, so inquire if yours has a special interest in treating children. And don't accept "they'll outgrow it". They almost never do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Green neon: The best support will come from the neon green inserts. It can be confusing since there are so many variations and each color represents a different purpose. If you still have questions, the superfeet website has a guide that indicates what the colors mean. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughters feet turn in (very flat footed). She complains of tired legs and is clumsy. She also complains of tired arms and neck.no other symptoms?
Needs to be checked: Usually a 3 year old with flat feet and feet turning in do not complain of tired legs, tired arms and neck. She needs to see a pediatrician who will go over her entire health condition to see if he/she can determine the cause of these complaints and advise you on what may need to be done. She needs a complete physical examination. ...Read more
Yes!: A flat foot causes increased stresses along the arch, which over-stretches the plantar fascia and causes tearing away from the heel bone, which leads to inflammation and pain. There are many excellent treatments to help with current pain as well as to help prevent the pain in the future. I recommend you see a podiatrist, there are many in the DFW area. My office is in McKinney, Tx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Look for: Shoes that have good arch support built in to them. Avoid flats, and if needed, add an over-the-counter arch supports to them. ...Read more
HAV: From this minimalist description, possibly a bunion. ...Read more
Injured hemi cp effected ankle.foot is red at night and after walking. Veins in ankle and foot potrude. Excessive dryness bottoms of both feet,causes?
Lack of motion : usually motion will help circulation and with cp the motion is limited and the you get more pooling of blood and they will effect the size and color of the area. I recommend that you see a foot doctor for possible compression sock after arterial Doppler that's is within normal limit ...Read more
What's treatment for over pronation that causes psin in feet, ankles and knees in 6 year old with flat feet?
Not true at all: Pigeon toeing, or in-toe gait, is not that common and occurs in less than 10% of the population. Flat feet are much more common at roughly 50% of the population because it is an advantageous trait allowing the foot to compensate for uneven surfaces. High arches are usually rigid and lead to more instability problems. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have flat feet and my knees curve in when I'm not wearing shoes with support in them, is this normal for people with flat feet or another problem?
Child has really flat feet causing pain and ankles look like they are rolling inwards. Shoukd she have X-ray done?
ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more
Included in the normal anatomy of the foot is what is known as the plantar or longitudinal arch. A normal arch protects excessive weight bearing to occur in certain parts of the foot. In flat foot, this arch is reduced in size. Mild cases may not cause symptoms, severe cases can potentially cause ...Read more