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  • How To Remedy Functional Leg Length Discrepancy

    28 April 2015

    Overview Your child will be given general anesthetic. We cut the bone and insert metal pins above and below the cut. A metal frame is attached to the pins to support the leg. Over weeks and months, the metal device is adjusted to gradually pull the bone...

  • What Is Calcaneal Apophysitis?

    17 May 2015

    Overview This condition is self limiting, it will go away when the two parts of bony growth join together, this is natural. Unfortunately, Sever's disease can be very painful and limit sport activity of the child while waiting for it to go away, so treatment...

  • What Does Over-Pronation Mean

    03 June 2015

    Overview The foot and ankle complex needs to pronate to make the muscles of the hips and legs work correctly. Many muscles that originate from the pelvis attach to both the upper and lower leg. For example, the gluteus maximus and tensor fascia latae...

  • Reasons Behind Hammer Toe Problems

    24 June 2015

    Overview A hammertoe is a deformity in the foot, causing the second, third, or fourth toe to be permanently bent in the middle joint, causing the toe to resemble a hammer (hence, its name!) or a claw. They are most commonly found in women who wear narrow...

  • Bursitis Of The Foot Treatment

    25 August 2015

    Overview During contraction of the calf muscle, tension is placed through the Achilles tendon and this rubs against the retrocalcaneal bursa. Compressive forces and friction may also be placed on the retrocalcaneal bursa during certain ankle movements...

  • Guidelines On How To Treat Heel Spur

    23 September 2015

    Overview A heel spur occurs when calcium deposits build up on the underside of the heel bone. The abnormal calcium deposits form when the plantar fascia pulls away from the heel. This stretching of the plantar fascia is common among people who have flat...

  • Ways To Identify Heel Spur

    27 September 2015

    Overview Heel spurs usually form under the base of the foot or the back of the heel bone. Spurs that develop underneath the foot may visibly protrude through the skin. In addition, plantar fasciitis as well as heel spurs may eventually lead to chronic...

  • What Is Mortons Neuroma

    06 June 2017