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Can flatfoot correction surgery make your feet smaller?

Can flatfoot correction surgery make your feet smaller?

Not the goal: The goal of flatfoot reconstructive surgery is not cosmetic; it is meant to correct abnormal function and is a biomechanical condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla
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Flatfoot (Definition)

Flat foot describes the condition where the bones and supportive tissues of the foot are such that the normal arch of the bottom surface of the foot is absent, and the foot rests ...Read more


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Could flatfoot cause pain on top of your foot?

Could flatfoot cause pain on top of your foot?

Yes: Flatfeet can cause any number of symptoms. A common symptom, is an accelerated arthritic change throughout the midfoot bones on top. This is because the bones grind against each other more due to the hypermobility of your flatfeet. Console your local area podiatrist. ...Read more

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Is there a foot surgery for flatfoot / overpronation?

Is there a foot surgery for flatfoot / overpronation?

Flatfeet: There is. But to determine how extensive the procedure is. Your feet will need to be evaluated by a surgeon. You'll need x-rays and a gait analysis to determine what procedures will correct your deformity. ...Read more

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Does flatfoot cause pain on top of your feet?

Does flatfoot cause pain on top of your feet?

It can...: Flatfoot conditions sometimes have components of pathology that lie above the foot. That is, they may have associated disorders of the ankle or above, such as the knee. This may be beyond the scope of a podiatrist and i would recommend seeing an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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Pain on top of left foot while walking,doctor said its flatfoot but i dun think so, bkoz flat foot is genetic i guess!only pain while walking.reason?

Pain on top of left foot while walking,doctor said its flatfoot but i dun think so, bkoz flat foot is genetic i guess!only pain while walking.reason?

Pain: Pain on the top of the foot may be caused by several reasons. If no injury known then some reasons may be : tight shoes, tight muscles, joint pain, tendinitis, nerve pain, or biomechanical like flatfoot. I would ask the specialists what he means and how it contributes to your pain. If still not understood seek a second opinion. ...Read more

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What type of foot doctor do I go to bring my daughter and son, whose feet are really flatfooted and i'm concern that it may cause severe abnormalities later on when they grow up. I went to some orthotics companies who prescribed them braces/insoles which

What type of foot doctor do I go to bring my daughter and son, whose feet are really flatfooted and i'm concern that it may cause severe abnormalities later on when they grow up. I went to some orthotics companies who prescribed them braces/insoles which

Review with your DR: Flat foot appearance in kids is common and may never bring symptoms in their lifetime. The transition through the teen years will give them a larger frame and muscle mass, requiring them to carry a relatively larger mass on their feet.At this point, symptoms may become evident & show the need for orthotics. I have seen little benefit over several decades in pretreating. ...Read more

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I'm on track team i trian everyday but the arch of my foot has been hurting recently, is it just sore, what r some treatments for it, no flatfoot too?

I'm on track team i trian everyday but the arch of my foot has been hurting recently, is it just sore, what r some treatments for it, no flatfoot too?

Rest: A period of rest may help too. However, a diagnosis will be most helpful. This may be a stress injury, accessory navicular pain, or caused by an abnormal connection between the hindfoot bones or something else. See your doc if a few weeks of Ibuprofen and rest don't make it better. ...Read more

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