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Syndactyly Toes Surgery
Different types.: If you catch hammertoes in the early stages, a small, in-office procedure to release one of the tendons will often allow the toe to lie straight again. If the toe deformity has become rigid, the surgery is more involved. It's an outpatient procedure in an operating room, and can involve bone cuts, pins, screws, or other implants. Without surgery, your best bet is padding to reduce your discomfort. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is a common congenital condition where webbing or attachments between fingers or toes persists until birth. During the development of a child in utero programmed cellular intructions lead to the separation of fingers and toes into distinct members. If something either genetic or familial or syndromic ( assocaited with other issues) interferes then the fingers/toes do ...Read more
Does anyone know, after hallux valgus-hammer toe correction surgery, doctor arranged plaster of paris bandage upto knee.?
Can be: Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) include numbness, tingling, weakness, pain, clumsiness, etc. Most if not all symptoms usually resolve after surgery. However, symptoms can persist or even worsen immediately after surgery, possibly due to the anesthetic and/or postoperative swelling. Any concern should immediately be addressed with the surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Orthopedic surgeon: Check for some have experience in reconstructive surgery. ...Read more
Hammertoe repair: An incision is made overlying the contracted joint. The soft tissue attachments are released exposing the joint. The joint may be left separated or fusion of the ends may be attempted. For fusion, the cartilaginous ends of the bone are removed and the ends are approximated and stabilized via a wire, screw, pin, or implant. The contracted tendons may need to be cut or lengthened. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Middle of your foot: This is most likely a fusion of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd metatarsal or long bone in your foot to the cuineoform bones which are in the tarsal area of your foot. The bones are held together with hardware, plates, screws, staples any of these can be used to allow the bones to heal together. Usually the hardware does not need to be removed. ...Read more
By proper surgeon: Carpal tunnel syndrome, if appropriately diagnosed, shold be treated non-surgically if possible and then if surgery is needed, should be performed by a reputable surgeon trained and skilled in this surgery. An incision is made over the middle of the heels of the hand and wrist and down through a fibrous ligament to release pressure on the nerve. Ortho, neuro or plastic surgeons usually do this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not complicated: Surgery is not complicated, however, it does require a period of immobilization after surgery pending on the type of procedure chosen by your surgeon. It takes at least 6 weeks to recover and i usually tell my patients that expect to be in regular shoes by 3 months after surgery. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
What to expect with surgery 2 correct ulnar drift, swan neck deformities n fingers &carpal tunnel surgery? Will I have to stay in hospital? Painful?
Moderately painful: None of the procedures is particularly painful, but there will be a number of incisions. You will be in a splint, that also keeps the pain down. Would not anticipate hospitalization unless your general medical condition warrants it. Suggest you go over these questions with your surgeon, since everyone is different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In general, post cavus surgery(calcaneal&dorsiflex osteotomies, cut plantar fascia, transfer longus to brevis), realistic everyday & sporting ability?
Second toes (longer than big toe) both slightly curved towards smaller toes not hammertoe or claw toe?
My left foot towards sideways/outwards, even in different shoes. I'm 67, 6' tall woman, narrow feet with high arch, hammer/crossed toes & neuropathy.
Hip muscle weakness: The neuropathy has not caused the lateral deviation In the foot placement. This is typically a hip,muscle weakness. You should be in a better shoe,to,accommodate the hammer toes, or see a podiatrist to determine if foot reconstruction is needed for these multiple maladies ...Read more