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Born with pigeon toe: The old walkers are not safe and not made anymore because they are not safe. Too many toddlers fell down stairs. They were not known to cause pigeon toes. There are different causes ranging from twisted ankles or feet at birth to hips that grew onward at an older age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No calluses are generally limited to the skin and subcutaneous tissue. They are not related to any bone deformity. If calluses are not kept clean they may not heal which may eventually cause a local infection. And worst case scenarios this infection may spread to the bone and cause osteomyelitis which is the infection of the bone. This could be complicated specially in diabetic patients and may require amputation of the bon. ...Read more
Saber shin: Many diseases can cause periostitis & bone softening, syphilis being one of them. Anterior bowing is "…due to abnormal weightbearing" according to extract from imaging of tropical diseases: with epidemiological, pathological ..., volume 2 by philip e. S. Palmer, maurice merrick reeder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretching: Usually metatarsus ad ductus will not cause a delay in walking. This is a very common position of the baby's foot in the womb. Ask your doctor how to stretch the foot to straighten ot this curve. It is very common and usually doesn't lead to bigger problems with development. ...Read more
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?
Pain in my knee often down my leg in various places.... probably injured while carrying in a lazy boy in February. Excruciating pain when standing/wa?
Please rephrase: Happy to help if we understand what you're asking here. What bowl? What location? What activity? ...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)?
Who is the foremost specialist in the world on nonscoliotic congenital abnormalties of the spine in shape or extra vertebrae?
Depends on who you : Ask but a fellowship trained , board certified orthopedic spine surgeon will fit your needs in terms of evaluating and treating a spinal deformity. In your area, you can start with your own doctor for a referral or at the nearest university medical center. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Many skeletal malaligments begin in the feet. They are our foundation. While it's less common for children to have pain from these types of postural issues, it's still entirely possible. Overly pronated feet often respond to custom biomechanical orthotics. See a podiatrist and have your child evaluated for them. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam will heal determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). Have it evaluated by a professional. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is that right that when scoliosis, spine (spinous process) are rotated in the concave curve ? Exercise with rotation in other direction are good ?
Strassburg sock - gastroc contracture. Keeps foot out of equinus, but stretch felt in mid foot & not ankle/calf. Have CS in medial foot. Keep wearing?
Equinus: Try wearing a night splint that contours to the back of your leg. Stretching exercises, such as a heel drop of a step or a runner's stretch ie. lean into a wall with your arms extended and one leg back. Lean forward to stretch the calf. Hold all exercises 30 seconds, do 2 sets, 3 times per day. Hope this helps. ...Read more