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Best sneakers for Achilles tendonitis and pronation?

Best sneakers for Achilles tendonitis and pronation?

No: There are no pathologic specific shoes. Purchase a cushioned neutral shoe and focus on strengthening your entire lower extremity. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Sesamoiditis (Definition)

Sesamoiditis is an inflammation of bones identified as sesamoid or sesame seed shaped bones. These are small bones found in several areas of the foot. The ones generally associated with sesamoiditis are found embedded in a tendon that helps flex the big toe downward. They are ball of the foot just under ...Read more


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Bauerfeind malleotrain plus ankle brace or aso flex-hinge brace, which is better for ankle spurs?

Bauerfeind malleotrain plus ankle brace or aso flex-hinge brace, which is better for ankle spurs?

Matter of preference: Where exactly are the spurs? Spurs sometimes depending on the location have little to do with pain and other times are the primary reason. In the after cases it may be recommended they be shaven down. ...Read more

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Is plantar fascitis the same thing as heel spurs?

Is plantar fascitis the same thing as heel spurs?

Technically : No a spur is a bony prominence, plantar fascia is a broad banded ligament, but the symptoms are essentially the same. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for achille tendonitis and plantar fasciitis.

What is the best remedy for achille tendonitis and plantar fasciitis.

Depends on cause: Orthotics and supportive, well fitting shoes. Stretching exercises. See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for Achilles heel tendinitis?

What is the best cure for Achilles heel tendinitis?

Some things may help: For inflammation at achilles' tendon near the heel bone, one can take Motrin 3 times a day for a few days to decrease inflammation. Decrease sports activities, and use a cold pack on the area 3 times a day after activities. Use a good arch support + shock-absorbing heel cushion, to avoid pronation from flat feet. Do gentle calf stretches. If not better, see an orthopedic or sports medicine doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best type of ankle support for plantar fasciitis?

What is the best type of ankle support for plantar fasciitis?

An orthotic: Or arch support would be better than an ankle support. However, some ankle supports may work as they do pss along the bottom of the foot and hence may help support the plantar fascial structure. ...Read more

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Please translate: comminuted left intertrochanteric hip fracture-avulsion of greater&lesser trochanters. Fracture lines evident. No callus formation?

Please translate: comminuted left intertrochanteric hip fracture-avulsion of greater&lesser trochanters. Fracture lines evident. No callus formation?

Not healing yet: This sounds like a complicated fracture. Callus is what we look for to show signs of healing. It varies in time before it becomes visible on an X-ray . Depending on when this happened would help explain the findings. As always talk to your orthopedist. Good luck ...Read more

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What is the strongest over-the-counter pain reliever?

What is the strongest over-the-counter pain reliever?

You may be surprised: but hypnosis is the strongest over the counter pain reliever. An easy to learn natural process which can be used to reduce/manage chronic pain (migraines), do dental work, even as anesthesia for operations (although I have never been brave enough to try that!). There are no side effects and it is non-addictive. Speak with a trained clinical psychologist about how it could help you reduce your pain ...Read more

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Will hallux rigidus cause planter fasciitis?

Will hallux rigidus  cause planter fasciitis?

In theory yes: Limited range of motion of the hallux can cause bio mechanical strain to other parts of the foot including the plantar fascia ...Read more

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Use back of heel cushions for foot heel to stay snug. Have over-pronation & orthotic. Heel cushion still allows for motion of heel. What is too much ?

Use back of heel cushions for foot heel to stay snug. Have over-pronation & orthotic.  Heel cushion still allows for motion of heel. What is too much ?

Deep Heel Seat: It sounds as if the heel cushion is raising your heel and creating reafoot motion and instability. A deepened heel seat with your orthotic will help to stabilize the heel and prevent that excessive motion. A mofication to your orthtoic by your podiatrist will help. ...Read more

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Plantar facitis with morton meuroma and arthritis conservitive tx failed have had greater than 10 years?

Plantar facitis with morton meuroma and arthritis conservitive tx failed have had greater than 10 years?

Foot/Ankle Doc: While I do mostly upper extremity, i can tell you that you have a very complex problem, that is not easily fixed even with surgery. I strongly recommend that you see an orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery rather than a podiatrist. Since you are in minnesota, you may need to go to the mayo clinic for this type of help. ...Read more

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Is there any relationship between anterior tibial tendon rupture and plantar fasciitis ?

Yes: The anterior tibial tendon is a major tendon from the leg that supports the midfoot or arch area. If this tendon looses function the foot can flatten and this will increase tension or stress on the plantar fascia or increase the likelihood of plantar fasciitis. In addition to addressing the tendon rupture, foot orthotics can help improve the biomechanics of the foot. ...Read more

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Are there any orthopedic surgeons using synthetic ligaments to repair plantar plate & lateral collateral ligs in foot?

Are there any orthopedic surgeons using synthetic ligaments to repair plantar plate & lateral collateral ligs in foot?

There is a new: Technique being performed to repair plantar plate from a dorsal or top approach with strong suture material. The device is a mini scorpion device and put out by arthrex. They refer to the procedure as CPR complete plantar plate repair. ...Read more

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How effective is ultrasound rehab on heel pain (plantar fasciitis) ?

Mildl to moderately : Might be a good adjunct therapy. Supportive shoe gear and orthotics will provide best long term success. Ice, massage and strtching will also be helpful. ...Read more

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Is athletic tape enough support for fracture foot?

Is athletic tape enough support for fracture foot?

Not typically...: This is dependent on your fracture but typically a boot or fracture shoe is best for this diagnosis. Consult with your physician or if you have yet to see one, go to obtain an x-ray. Best of luck! ...Read more