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Doctor insights on: Forefoot Varus Deformity

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What is forefoot varus and how does it relate to flat foot?

What is forefoot varus and how does it relate to flat foot?

Read below: Forefoot varus is where the front half of the foot will be turned or rotated in a position where you big toe side of the foot is angled higher than the baby toe side of the foot. This is a natural compensation when the back half of the foot is rolling inward or flattening, that will cause the front part of the foot to roll outward. ...Read more

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What is forefoot varus? Does it cause flat feet?

What is forefoot varus? Does it cause flat feet?

DEPENDS: This is more complicated than what can be said in 400 words. There is uncompensated and compensated FF varus. If you have the latter, it can cause flat feet. Your podiatrist has to do a biomechanical exam. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is forefoot varus and does it cause flat feet ?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is forefoot varus and does it cause flat feet ?

Yes: A high forefoot varies is a forefoot to rear foot structural and/or biomechanical relationship. This can certainly lead to flatfeet. Flatfeet can lead to big problems, address it early. ...Read more

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What happens if you put a runner with r unilateral forefoot varus, bilateral positive crossover sign(hips), and l hip dysplasia in stability shoes?

What happens if you put a runner with  r unilateral forefoot varus, bilateral positive crossover sign(hips), and l hip dysplasia in stability shoes?

Depends: Depends if there was pain or bio mechanical abnormalities addresses and unaddressed by those shoes. Could result in increased pain if not appropriate foot wear or instability if there are unaddressed issues. Good luck i hope this helped! ...Read more

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In August I was diagnosed w/ rear foot varus, hyper mobile forefoot, and a fractured fibular sesamoid. What can I do to speed up the recovery process?

In August I was diagnosed w/ rear foot varus, hyper mobile forefoot, and a fractured fibular sesamoid. What can I do to speed up the recovery process?

See a specialist: The examination of these problems requires specialty examination. If you are under the care of one now, ask for recommendations for healing. Follow those guidelines made. Otherwise, see a board certified foot and ankle surgeon (Podiatric or Orthopedic F&A). ...Read more

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How to heal forefoot bruise ?

How to heal forefoot bruise ?

Rest: Rest area, reduce pressure on area, give it 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Is it possible for the tendons that pass behind the medial maleolus to be permanently over stretched due to lateral wedge placed on forefoot?

Is it possible for the tendons that pass behind the medial maleolus to be permanently over stretched due to lateral wedge placed on forefoot?

They should heal: When the tendons of the medial ankle are stretched and strained due to pronation, they become inflamed. When the inflammation becomes chronic, it needs to be quelled. A tear would be more of a permanent condition. Proper rest and methods such as physical therapy may help resolve this issue. ...Read more

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I've been having a lot of forefoot pain it starts after i've been sitting for a while then when i get up i limp b/c pain could it b a tendon problem?

I've been having a lot of forefoot pain it starts after i've been sitting for a while then when i get up i limp b/c pain could it b a tendon problem?

Metatarsalgia: Possibly, it could be a tendon problem, but most likely metatarsalgia from the location of the pain. In the forefoot, the ball of the feet have joints that are covered in capsular tissue (with ligaments and tendons) that can get inflammed from repetitive microtrauma or other reasons. Rest, off-loading of the area, icing, antiinflammatory medication are usually the first line of treatment. ...Read more

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I can't write all my diagnostic down, but my main are metatarsalgia and biletaral forefoot pains and wonder what my treatments would be ?

I can't write all my diagnostic down, but my main are metatarsalgia and biletaral forefoot pains and wonder what my treatments would be  ?

Orthotics: Metatarsalgia can often be addressed with strategically placed padding to get pressure off the painful areas. Often times these pads can be built into a custom orthotic which can be made by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What will happen if you distribute all your weight onto mostly only your heel when standing? Should the distribution be half heel half forefoot?

What will happen if you distribute all your weight onto mostly only your heel when standing? Should the distribution be half heel half forefoot?

Your stance should-: -a natural thing. There is no need to try & alter how you stand. If standing for a while, putting your foot up one an elevated surface. This makes you very comfortable. That's why there's a bar rail in taverns. They make you comfortable & stay longer & drink. ...Read more

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How to treat forefoot tendonitis will an injection help?

How to treat forefoot tendonitis will an injection help?

It might: Tendinitis can sometimes be helped with a properly placed steroid injection. ...Read more

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Could I have permanently compromised foot integrity when i wore a forefoot lateral wedge(due to tp spasm) that forced foot into hyperpronation ?

Could I have permanently compromised foot integrity when i wore a forefoot lateral wedge(due to tp spasm) that forced foot into hyperpronation  ?

Foot Hyperpronation: It depends how long you wore the device, but, in general, foreshortened, stretched, and even atrophied tendons can be "stretched" or manipulated back to a normal configuration. It is important to act on this very soon to avoid further aggravation, so i would schedule a consult with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more