This week, I will conclude my discussion on the treatment of flat fee by discussing surgical correction. Surgery is usually reserved for people who have failed orthotic therapy, or those who have rigidly flat feet that generally will not benefit from orthotic inserts. Each surgeon has their own criteria regarding how early they consider surgicallyContinue reading “Flat Feet Explained Final Part: Surgical Treatment”
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Flat Feet Explained: Part One
Over the next couple of weeks I would like to discuss the nature of painful flat feet in the older child/teen and adult, and share some of my thoughts on treatment of this foot deformity. Since this is a fairly involved topic, splitting the discussion up will help keep the post from getting too ‘wordy‘.Continue reading “Flat Feet Explained: Part One”
Can diabetics have bunion surgery?
Bunions can present a problem for diabetics in several different ways. These problems sometimes make the option of surgically correcting the bunion more attractive than simply leaving it alone. A bunion is a complicated deformity in which the 1st metatarsal bone at the base of the big toe joint is gradually moved outward towards theContinue reading “Can diabetics have bunion surgery?”