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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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I have a femoral anteversion and minorly clubbed feet. Could that be the reason why i walk pigeon-toed?

I have a femoral anteversion and minorly clubbed feet. Could that be the reason why i walk pigeon-toed?

Yes: Most people who are "pigeon toed" (internally rotated) , comes from the position/structure of the hip.Some are due to tibial torsion . Rarely it is a problem unless you are tripping over your feet. ...Read more

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Could being born with a femoral anteversion and minor clubbed feet be the reason why i walk pigeon-toed?

Could being born with a femoral anteversion and minor clubbed feet be the reason why i walk pigeon-toed?

YES: Influence from the internal rotation at the hip, turns the leg. Combined with a "club foot", it can result in the pigeon-toe (in-toe) of your foot. If you are having discomfort, i recommend that you be evaluated and have a proper biomechanical/gait examination. See a podiatrist. If additional specialists are needed for referral, a good gait exam by the podiatrist can start the process. ...Read more

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Also, can the stitvhes on my toe be taken out in 2 days?

Also, can the stitvhes on my toe be taken out in 2 days?

Probably not.: Follow the instructions you were given when the stitches were put in as they usually tell you when they should come out. ...Read more

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I am also a dancer and when I sit in my split my toe like curls is there anyway I can makenit better?

No split sitting!: Sitting in a split will not improve your flexibility any more than doing it for 20 or 30 seconds at a time. Dynamic warm up (i.e. Grand pliƩ) will help to warm and lengthen your muscles. Sitting in a stretch is more likely to loosen your ligaments-dangerous because you cannot muscularly control this flexibility when dancing. Check out www.Iadms.Org and www.Pama.Org for dance medicine specialists. ...Read more

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How to eliminate corns on toes?

How to eliminate corns on toes?

Depends: Corns on toes can be caused by extrinsic (shoewear) and/or intrinsic factors. Eliminating tight shoes is the first step. Corn care with shaving, soaks, and padding can help. Occasionally, surgery is recommended for corns caused from toe deformities that don't respond to nonoperative measures. See a foot specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you remove corns that are on your pinky toes?

How do you remove corns that are on your pinky toes?

Corns: Can be filed down at home. Once they are under control, you can use a foam or silicone toe spacer or sleeve to delay the problem from recurring. These can be purchased at a drugstore. Also wear wider shoes. Avoid "corn remover pads" as they usually contain salicylic acid which can irritate the area. If you have numbness in the feet, over the counter corn remover acids should never be used. ...Read more

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What causes toes to lock?

Locking toes?: If you are referring to toes that lock and curl, they are referred to as hammertoes or clawtoes. This is an abnormal compensation for pronation of the foot against the ground, which causes the toes to "grab" the ground. This is a progressive slow orthopedic problem that can cause callouses and ulcers to the top of the toes over time. Seek a local podiatrist for an x-ray evaluation. ...Read more

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What would cause a sudden pain in my toe?

What would cause a sudden pain in my toe?

Variety of causes: Pain in the toes can be due to a variety of causes. The toes have bones, joints, ligaments, nerves, tendons, skin and nails. All can be the cause of oe pains. See your foot specialists for an evaluation. Dr l. ...Read more

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