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Can over pronation be corrected by surgery?

Can over pronation be corrected by surgery?

Yes...if indicated: Surgical correction of deformities should only be considered if your pain/limitations are unacceptable and you've failed non-surgical management. If surgery is performed, a comprehensive approach (as opposed to a quick fix) is usually required. ...Read more

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Is it possible for over pronation to lead to supination or can you have both?

Is it possible for over pronation to lead to supination or can you have both?

Yes not both: Pronation and supination are opposite motions that occur at the sub talor joint. Pronation allows the foot to adapt to uneven surfaces. Supination is necessary for ridgid toe off. ...Read more

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Can heels lead to over- pronation/supination?

Can heels lead to over- pronation/supination?

Heels: The relative position of the heel to the forefront plays a large role in how the foot functions in supination and probation. There isn't room here for an adequate discussion so see your podiatrist for assistance. ...Read more

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Can wearing heels lead to over-pronation/supination?

Can wearing heels lead to over-pronation/supination?

Wearing heels : Can cause a contracted achilles' tendon or equinis condition. The heels wearing is placing the foot in an abnormal sagital plane. Inv/eve, and varus/valgus positions do not come into play as much as the sagital plane. ...Read more

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I think got over pronation feet and got a bandage to help it. It doesn't seem to be helping, what should I do?

I think got over pronation feet and got a bandage to help it. It doesn't seem to be helping, what should I do?

See MD: If over-the-counter remedies have not helped you i would suggest being seen by an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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What would be a simple way to help with an accessory navicular and over pronation at home with custom orthotics.

What would be a simple way to help with an accessory navicular and over pronation at home with custom orthotics.

Not Simple.: I'm not sure what you are asking. Many people has an accessory navicular and have absolutely no symptoms. Are you having pain or are just wanting to control pronation. Seek the consult of a specialist to help determine just how to address you concerns. ...Read more

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What is the difference between over pronation and bilat pronation my child was referred to get inserts for bilat pronation and arch and I was wondering if over pronation and arch insoles is okay to buy?

What is the difference between over pronation  and bilat pronation my child was referred to get inserts for bilat pronation and arch and I was wondering if over pronation and arch insoles is okay to buy?

Bilat pronation: just refers to bilateral (both feet)...same as over pronation. Some doctors would prefer that you get custom made insoles, in which case you could see a podiatrist. Depending on the age of your child, you may be able to find adequate over-the-counter ones, but to be sure you have the proper fit, it's best to buy them in person and have your chld's feet measured for them. ...Read more

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What are the risks of surgery for over pronation of the foot?

What are the risks of surgery for over pronation of the foot?

Several: As in any surgery there is the risk of infection, delayed healing, blood clot, prolonged pain. ...Read more

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