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What is the best treatment for flatfoot?

What is the best treatment for flatfoot?

To treat or not?: Flat feet are, to a certain degree, a normal foot type. Many people live asymtomatcally with them. Other people, however, do develop knee, hip, and back problems because of compensations through the chain. In addition to a good core, lower body, and intrinsic foot muscle strengthening program, some benefit from orthotics. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Roberts
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Genu Valgum (Definition)

if persists after age 7 yrs-greater than 8cm between medial maleolus ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for locked knee?

What is the best treatment for locked knee?

Knee arthroscopy: A locked knee is generally caused by a meniscal tear or loose body. Both of these can be treated with knee arthroscopy. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for webbed toes?

What is the best treatment for webbed toes?

See below: If there is no pain or problem i would do nothing. The only treatment would be surgery to take the toes apart. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for kyphosis?

What is the treatment for kyphosis?

FInd the cause first: There are a few different causes of this. It is important to find if there is an actual reason or if it is just idiopathic. Based on the cause, the tx options are generally conservative starting with physical therapy, stretching and strengthening and rarely braceing or surgery. Try to find out cause first withh a specialist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?

What is the best treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?

Varies: Most are mild and just monitored with periodic xrays (6 mo). Some are moderate, and bracing may be considered and used. Some are quite significant and will require surgery. After growth stops, most changes will be minimal and less followup is needed. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for arthritis?

What is the best treatment for arthritis?

Tylenol/ exercise: No best treatment for not so bad arthritis you can try tylenol (acetaminophen) / arthritis as needed basis with good exercise. ...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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What is the best treatment for polyarthalagia?

What is the best treatment for polyarthalagia?

Depends.: Depends entirely on why one has polyarthralgia. Could be due to very wide variety of ailments: rheumatoid arthritis, gout, systemic lupus, osteoarthritis, cppd, hemochromatosis, etc. Each of the diseases has specific treatment and there is sometimes no overlap at all. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bv?

What is the best treatment for bv?

Antibiotic : There are two main antibiotics that are used for treatment of BV - Metronidazole (flagyl) and Clindamycin both are by prescription. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fractures?

What is the best treatment for fractures?

Varies: Varies based upon the specific type of fracture. Some fractures don't really require treatment at all, others may require multiple surgeries. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for osteochondroma?

What is the treatment for osteochondroma?

Excisional Biopsy: It may be single or multiple. If it is single and close to the joint and is symptomatic , it can be excised. If you notice sudden growth in multiple familial variety, then excisional biopsy is done to rule out malignant change. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hallux rigidus?

What is the treatment for hallux rigidus?

If it is painful: Then surgery is the answer. All spurring needs to be removed from the perimeter of the joint. In addition, if the joint space is narrowed, the metatarsal bone needs to be shortened a bit to allow for a greater range of motion. Followup with a good set of orthotics to deal with the mechanical forces that caused the problem in the first place. ...Read more

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What is the best non-surgical treatment for big hips?

What is the best non-surgical treatment for big hips?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a some will probably be hip fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Try toning with plie, dumbell squats, squat w kick-back, single leg front raises, toe taps, clock lunge, step ups w knee raise, lunge jumps ; squat jumps. ...Read more

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What is the best treatmenr for athritis?

What is the best treatmenr for athritis?

There is no best!: Rheumatology, as a field, is not cook book. A number of different regimens can give similar results. Furthermore, the are geroupings of types of arthritis the use completely different drugs. There are too many forms of arthritis to say "this one is best.". ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hemophilia?

What is the best treatment for hemophilia?

Replacement: Replacement of the missing clotting factor to prevent episodic bleeding attacks. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for foot swelling?

What is the best treatment for foot swelling?

Swelling: It really depends on the cause. If its both feet and legs it may be due to congestive heart failure, low protein in the blood or chronic venous changes. You need a full evaluation by a doctor. The treatment depends on the cause. Sometimes elevation helps, other times medications are needed. Usually cutting back on salt intake is helpful also. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for synovitis?

What is the best treatment for synovitis?

Anti inflammatories : Usually anti inflammatories like high dose Ibuprofen and Naproxen often work but if really severe may require cortisone. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for ankle swelling?

What is the best treatment for ankle swelling?

See your doctor: Ankle swelling can be caused by numerous medical conditions. You should see a foot/ankle specialist for an evaluation for possible tendonitis, venous stasis, fracture and or soft tissue masses to name a few. ...Read more

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