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How tall: At 36 years old I would imagine that you have stopped growing by now. At your age I imagine that you as tall as you're going to get. Did I miss anything in your question? ...Read more
Mom says no matter what size shoes she puts on wide or 2size bigger it feels like they fill up the shoes within 10 min of puting them on and can't walk?
I have wide feet and a bunionette. My feet do not seem to fit normal or even wide sized shoes, what can I do?
Surgery works well: The best surgery for a bunionette or taillor's bunion is not only removing the excess bone at the 5th metatarsal head but also repositioning the fifth metatarsal inward toward the center of the foot. The forefoot becomes narrower this is called an osteotomy..... One of my favorite procedures because the results are so rewarding. ...Read more
While I was running with less size shoe, I got knee. It continues for two years. Still I feel uneasy in my knee?
I have burning feet when I walk n tennis shoes...Nothing is working not even more padding & a bigger size shoes!
Get evaluated.: Symptoms of neuropathy can range anywhere from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. For some, these symptoms are mild, while for others, they can be severe and disabling. Neuropathy can develop as a result of a pinched nerve, trauma, drug side effect, and some diseases such as diabetes. Have you physician exam. ...Read more
5'10": If a boy is 5'0" at 12 and has bone maturity equal to his age, he should follow the normal growth charts and end up 5'10". An x-ray of the left wrist and hand can be assessed for "bone age".If the growth centers are open and consistent with a 10yo, the kid would likely be taller, if more like 14, shorter. Shoe size has no predictive value. See www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more
I have a cousin who I suspect has some kind of growth disorder... She just turned ten and wears a size 12 shoe. Is this abnormal?!
Yes: And it should be no problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
My sister is 12 and a half years old. 5'0 feet about 86 pounds and a size 8 shoe do u think they should grow that much more?
Perhaps a spurt: The growth plates in the metatarsal bones and phalanges in the foot will determine the final shoe size as far as length is concerned. Growth here can continue up to age 20. In girls, the growth plates will close between 14-18. She will most likely grow at least a bit more. ...Read more
Hello my son has been very concerned about his height recently. He is 15, 5'8" and wears a size 13 shoe. Recently we went to one of his doctors (not primary) and after looking at an X-ray she said he was almost done growing. It didn't make sense to either
Observation: At 15 yrs your son is nearing end of adolescent growth spurt which for boys occurs thru age 18 yrs. The bone growth plates begin to fuse eg. (closure) beyond which growth ceases. Additionally, sexual maturation is also progressing. Boys can show a delayed growth pattern which is hereditary, similar to dad at this age. Advise son to eat a well-balanced diet, keep yearly wellness exams & immunize. ...Read more
He wear's size 12 shoe and his hands are small He's 5, 9 and 21 could he still have a growth spurt in him his also 315 pounds?
Yes: This is due to the shoe sliding back and forth and your foot position is incorrect in the shoe. ...Read more
Yes: If shoes are too large you feet will slide around in them and you will not be receiving proper support in the needed areas. ...Read more
If a boy is 6ft1 at 15 yrs. Old with a 6ft6 wingspan, size 14 shoes, big hands and parents are 5ft10 & 5ft6. How tall would he be by the his mid 20's?
Hard to say: At this point, he is taller than projected height by genes (m+f/2+2.5 inches) by more than 3 inches. If he entered puberty at the normal time he may gain 2 inches or so but not much more. A single x-ray of the wrist and hand can be graded for bone maturity. If his bone age is more like 13 he could grow much more, if more like 17 he is almost finished. ...Read more
Usually...: Maturity in the foot is typically marked by the presence of all the tarsal bones, the closure of the epiphyseal plates (including the secondary site the heel and the lateral side of the 5th metatarsal) and the presence of the sesamoids. ...Read more
Not directly related: Shoe size and height are mostly genetically determined, however height can also be influenced by diet and exercise. Height can also be restricted early with detrimental activities (smoking, trauma, etc). Shoes size can change with increasing weight (pregnancy, obesity), but usually shoe size cannot decrease. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Somewhat: The growth plates of the foot close before the ones of the legs and spine, and this usually occurs at age 14 in girls and 15-16 in boys. An x-ray of the foot and leg can help determine how much more growth the foot and the leg have, which can give an approximate estimate of the height. 60% of height is from the leg and foot. ...Read more
Skeletal Maturity: A person stops growing when the growth plates in the bones close, which is medically known as "skeletal maturity." typically this is 16-18 for girls and 18-20 for boys. Bones in the foot generally mature about 2 years sooner than the long bones that affect height. Keep in mind that these are averages, so some people are on the very high or low ends of the spectrum. ...Read more
See a doctor: This would be an unusual event at the age of 47 ...Read more
No: Just because you have large feet it doesn't mean you will be tall. My father was 5 feet 5 inches and wore a size 10 shoe. Hope that answers the question. ...Read more
No.: But if you double the length of an infant's foot at one year of age you'll know the adult foot size. ...Read more
I just turned 16 yesterday and the last few weeks my shoulders have Been getting broader but I grew a shoe size and I'm a male and I'm 6'2 and use to wear a size 13 now I wear a size 14?
You're growing?: There's a question in there somewhere, but I'll be darned if I can figure it out. ...Read more
Growth spurt: What's the age of the patient?Get a more detailed answer ›
High GH level: Are you above 99 percentile of hight? You could be in a normal range of high growth hormone (gh) production or you might be above that level. High level of growth hormone has a direct correlation with skeletal system growth. If your hight is more than 99 percentile a blood test to measure gh level could be helpful. ...Read more
This is a big foot size for age but I wouldn't worry as long as he is proportional and growing at a normal rate otherwise.
There are some conditions that can yield excessive growth, so you will want to make sure he is followed regularly. It is important to have a yearly checkup to evaluate his growth and health overall. ...Read more
I have been 5'9" for like 2 years now and my shoe size has stayed at 11 for 2 years also. When will I get taller? My dad is still way taller than me.
Unlikely: If you have not grown taller in 2 years you are likely done. You basic estimated height is the average of both parents + 2.5 inches, so mom may have held you back. An x-ray of your wrist and hand could be evaluated for open growth centers, if open, you may grow taller, if closed, you are done. ...Read more