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Doctor insights on: What Are Some Of The Common Podiatry Problems Associated With Laxity

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Podiatry (Definition)

Podiatry (or podiatric medicine) is the field devoted to the study of, diagnosis, and medical treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle. A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (dpm), also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon, qualified by his/her doctorate level education and residency training to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ...Read more


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I need some tips on dealing with ligament laxity?

I need some tips on dealing with ligament laxity?

Follow your docs --: Advise fully. Generally the ligaments gradually tighten as one grows older; pt to be done as advised ; supplemented with home exercises plan to be carried out without fail. All these activities are helpful due to increased strength in the muscles, so as to counter the effects of the laxity of the ligaments. Any episodes of dislocations/subluxations should be promptly reported to your orthopod. ...Read more

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How common is the use of cardiovascular agents in podiatric practice?

How common is the use of cardiovascular agents in podiatric practice?

DON'T RX: We as podiatrists should not be prescribing those drugs. That's within the realm of other specialists. Dr. Latva ...Read more

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How can ligmentous laxity of shoulder be cured two years after encountering the problem and haven't taken any treatment yet.

How can ligmentous laxity of shoulder be cured two years after encountering the problem and haven't taken any treatment yet.

Shoulder Laxity: You need to see your primary care physician for further evaluation and treatment and possible referral to orthopedics. ...Read more

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Any doctor know if my problem of the laxity of the extensor tendons have any solution? Thanks. Http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=s02aqya8uds

Any doctor know if my problem of the laxity of the extensor tendons have any solution? Thanks.   Http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=s02aqya8uds

Not sure : What the problem is actually. Do you have a functional disability with grip? The extension at the mcp joints appears a little exaggerated but if there is no pain, your grip is normal and there are no other joints involved it may not be significant. If you do have an issue with the function of your hands or other joints involved it might be wise to see a rheuatologist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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Podiatry: i moved to having rugs in the residence to hardwood. Can i get flat feet (never a problem before) from this hard floor walking surface?

Podiatry: i moved to having rugs in the residence to hardwood. Can i get flat feet (never a problem before) from this hard floor walking surface?

Hereditory: Flatfeet are not from you changing what's on your floor at your house. Flatfeet is either congenital or an developmental orthopedic issue. Therefore, it can develop over. Flatfeet can lead to a number of lower extremity problems. Consult your local area podiatrist for treatment plans. ...Read more

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Im suffering with ligament laxity .. I have sever back pain n frequently fall down coz there is ligament laxity in foot so please give me some suggestion?

Im suffering with ligament laxity ..
I have sever back pain n frequently fall down coz there is ligament laxity in foot so please give me some suggestion?

Brace vs surgery : A brace can be helpful but if a ligament is truly torn (mri?), an ankle reconstruction could be of more long term benefit. ...Read more