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  • Techniques To Fix Leg Length Discrepancy

    27 April 2015

    Overview Leg shortening is employed when LLD is severe and when a patient has already reached skeletal maturity. The actual surgery is called an osteotomy , which entails the removal of a small section of bone in the tibia (shinbone) and sometimes the...

  • Find Out How To Spot Severs Disease?

    17 May 2015

    Overview Sever?s Disease is often misdiagnosed as a simple growing pains and affects boys far more often than girls, especially between the ages of 8 and 14. It is extremely common in children that play Soccer, Basketball, And Hockey. However it is not...

  • Do You Know The Main Reasons Behind Overpronation

    29 May 2015

    Overview As with the "normal pronation" sequence, the outside of the heel makes the initial ground contact. However, the foot rolls inward more than the ideal fifteen percent, which is called "overpronation." This means the foot and ankle have problems...

  • Hammer Toe Surgery Physical Therapy

    28 June 2015

    Overview A hammertoe is a term that is commonly used to describe any type of toe deformity. It is a common problem that may or may not be a problem. What does a hammer toe look like? In a hammertoe the deformity usually exists in one toe (at the proximal...

  • Hammer Toe Pain

    02 July 2015

    Overview There are two types of Hammer toes. Flexible hammer toes. If the toe can still be moved at the joint, it's a flexible hammer toe. That's good, because this is an earlier, less-severe form of the problem. There may be several treatment options....

  • Bursitis Of The Feet Pain Therapy

    23 August 2015

    Overview Between the heel bone and the plantar fascia is a small fluid filled sac that is called the plantar (bottom of) calcaneal (heel bone) bursa. The plantar calcaneal bursa?s job is to allow the plantar fascia to glide easily over the heel bone without...

  • What Are The Major Causes Of Calcaneal Spur

    26 September 2015

    Overview Heel spurs are a relatively common cause of heel pain. A heel spur is a pointed bone fragment that extends forward from the bottom of the heel from the heel bone, also referred to as a calcaneous. Serious pain and discomfort often develops with...

  • What Are The Main Causes Of Inferior Calcaneal Spur

    28 September 2015

    Overview There are approximately 75 different causes of heel pain. At least 80% of all heel pain is due to heel spurs. A heel spur contains calcium, but cannot truly be called a calcium deposit. Bone spurs, whether they are on the heel or on any other...

  • Physical Therapy Exercises For Accessory Navicular Syndrome

    06 May 2017

    Overview As many as 14% of people have an ?accessory? or extra bone or piece of cartilage on the inner side of the foot. An accessory navicular is an inborn condition that affects only a minority of the population. It is not part of normal bone structure...