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Forefoot Varus Deformity
varus: Forefoot varus is a structrural position while supinatus is soft tissue in nature. ...Read more
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
Isn't bony forefoot varus intrinsically unstable ie must pronate to push off first metatarsal head?
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
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
Can running in stability shoes with right forefoot varus cause the right hip to rotate anteriorly (to bring down first ray b/c cannot pronate)?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had a xray on my foot the results says suggestion of hallux vagus and metatarsus primus varus and mild thickening of the dorsal forefoot soft tissue?
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Depends: It depends on what the problem was that stopped this to begin with ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can't write all my diagnostic down, but my main are metatarsalgia and biletaral forefoot pains and wonder what my treatments would be ?
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
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