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Orthopedic Baby Shoes
The orthopedic md found a labral tear on my mri. Why did he ask me if i wore baby shoes with a metal bar when i was an infant, (which i did)?
I am 70 years old - housewife and suffer from knuckle-bone pain. Do you advise operation or special orthopedic shoes ?
Predislocation long 2nd toe.RX:10 wks of NSAID then follow up.Afraid of limited mobility/orthopedic shoes.Want my foot to look normal.Help? Thx
Many times a person: With this condition may have a torn plantar plate. You can continue with conservative therapy as long as you are painfree but if pain persists surgery may be your better option. ...Read more
Podiatrist diagnosed 5th metatarsal stress fracture near toe even though it's not on x ray. Pain & swelling when walking and swimming. Could it be tendonitis instead? Can foot heal without an orthopedic shoe, which feels worse than sneaker?
Protect if needed: Years ago parents were pushed into buying clunky, heavy shoes for a kid to learn to walk but we no now most will do better without. They often had more falls if they learned with shoes. Today we understand the feet firm up on their own & only need coverage for the environment they are in. Bare feet or rubberized socks are great indoors & simple flexible foot coverings are ok for outside. ...Read more
Depends...: For learning to walk around the house it is best for a baby to be barefoot. The sensitivity of the bottom of the foot is important for balance. Once the baby is walking, it will be easier to transition to shoes. If the child is outside and mobile (walking or crawling) shoes are important for protection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can sweat&moist cause redness between big toes of a 9M baby? He swims every week. Also uses shoes a lot. Have you seen this on babies? Is it common?
It happens: Generally a kid that age should avoid shoes. Many trap moisture and can lead to the equivalent of a diaper rash, especially between the toes.Rubbery soled socks are the only things I put on kids feet at that age.Any shoes you buy for show, should breathe well while on the feet. Patent leather or plastic are the worst offenders. ...Read more
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