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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Talipes Valgus

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Can you tell me about talipes and treatment?

Can you tell me about talipes and treatment?

Many possible causes: Seek out a podiatrist who will do a clinical exam of stance position, gait and likely x-rays. Treatment options vary do to cause and can be as simple as custom orthotics, therapy to surgery if needed. Read more

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What treatment is available for someone with severe talipes?

What treatment is available for someone with severe talipes?

Many, but...: I'll assume you mean clubfoot. Treatments all depend on the age of the patient and the severity of the deformity. Treatments range from manipulation and taping, serial casting, surgery, or even amputation. See a pediatric podiatrist for more options. Read more

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What treatments are available for a 15-year-old with severe talipes?

What treatments are available for a 15-year-old with severe talipes?

See a podiatrist: Assuming a clubfoot. A clubfoot is typically a structural deformity detected at birth and is treated. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist and having a complete foot examination which will assess both structure and function and determine what is available or necessary to correct. Read more

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What treatments are available for 15 year old son with severe talipes?

What treatments are available for 15 year old son with severe talipes?

See ortho surgeon: The key word here is severe. If there is a mechanical or structural deformation, the only way to restore it to normal function is surgical treatment. Read more

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What is the treatment hallux valgus?

What is the treatment hallux valgus?

The condition Is: When the great toe deviates towards the lateral aspect of the foot, towards the lesser toes and the first metatarsal deviated towards the midline of the body.
Treatment is wider shoes or surgery, this is often referred to a bunion as well. Read more

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Hello sir, I applied for the post of captain in Pak army but they marked me unfit due to cubitus valgus. Sir is there any treatment to reduce it or to?

Hello sir, I applied for the post of captain in Pak army but they marked me unfit due to cubitus valgus. Sir is there any treatment to reduce it or to?

Please read: There may be a deformity of the elbow joint that needs to be corrected surgically; only your examining physician will have a clue. If there is a joint or connective tissue lesion or deformity, it will probably need to be surgically repaired.

Also, there are also other neuromyofascial considerations that may be affecting your condition, such as active trigger points in lateral triceps, brachiora Read more

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How can I get help for talipes / clubfoot?

How can I get help for talipes / clubfoot?

Visit a doctor: A clubfoot is something that is best treated immediately at birth. You would want to seek out an individual with expertise and experience with this specific deformity. Usually, if a doc does deal with this particular deformity they should at least know the right person to send you too. Read more

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Advice on precautions for clubfoot or "talipes equinovarus"?

Advice on precautions for clubfoot or "talipes equinovarus"?

Adult or a child?: Adult needs custom orthotics/ ankle foot orthoses/ shoes, etc, possible surgery to correct the bone deformity, expect the affected leg to be shorter also.

A child needs to be seen by a qualified foot specialist urgently to see what options are available. Read more

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What are the precautions for clubfoot or talipes equinovarus?

What are the precautions for clubfoot or talipes equinovarus?

Clubfoot: Do you mean precautions to prevent (there aren't any) or afterwards (surgery is frequently needed)? Read more

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Precautions I should take for clubfoot or "talipes equinovarus"?

Precautions I should take for clubfoot or "talipes equinovarus"?

Need more info...: Are you asking about pre-natal precautions? If so, none are needed. Just see a pediatric orthopaedic specialist when the child is born. The vast majority of of people with club foot go on to to have normal to near normal feet. Read more

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Can you tell me any information on congenital talipes. In particular, if its genetic and if so what abnormality causes it?

Can you tell me any information on congenital talipes. In particular, if its genetic and if so what abnormality causes it?

You say: Congenital, hence by definition it is genetic. Some blame intrauterine position as the cause. If its genetic though, that position would not matter as it is "in the genes" and will occur. Read more

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I have congenital talipes (club foot), any suggestions?

I have congenital talipes (club foot), any suggestions?

See a doc: Orthopedist or podiatrist with experience with treating this specific disorder, . Read more

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What is talipes?

What is talipes?

Club foot: Talipes is a congenital anomaly more commonly called club foot. This is when the foot turns in near the ankle. It usually is an isolated abnormality but can be the signal for a genetic disorder. It can be surgically correctly by a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. Read more

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What do you call the shoe used by patients of talipes varus (club foot)?

What do you call the shoe used by patients of talipes varus (club foot)?

Denis-Brown Shoe: Is an open toe, lace up shoe/boot that is used with Foot Abduction Brace- which is an adjustable metal bar that is attached to the shoes. Read more

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How frequently does talipes (club foot) with sandal gap in a foetus mean a chromosomal disorder?

0.08%: "Congenital clubfoot is present at birth (the definition of "congenital") and affects the foot and/or ankle. There is no known cause for clubfoot, and it is twice as common in male children as it is in female children. The frequency of congenital clubfoot is approximately 1 per 1, 240 live births". from the Cleveland Clinic, Read more

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How often does talipes (club foot) with sandal gap in a fetus indicate some kind of chromosomal disorder?

How often does talipes (club foot) with sandal gap in a fetus indicate some kind of chromosomal disorder?

Up to 33%: Fetal talipes equinovarus with or without sandal gap may be associated with a chromosomal abnormality as often as 33% of times, and when associated, other abnormalities are found. The most common association is with trisomy 18 (having an extra chromosome #18). In one study only 22% had isolated talipes. Read more

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