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Treatments For Talipes Valgus
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
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
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See foot/ankle: Surgeon....better to treat early..Get a more detailed answer ›
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
No: Not unless you fell because of it. Just having one woud not cause a miscarriage. Read more
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
See a doc: Orthopedist or podiatrist with experience with treating this specific disorder, . Read more
If cause by injury o: If caused by injury to nerves or low back herniation l-5-s-1. Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer