Craig Payne

What is the relationship of metatarsus adductus to clubfoot?

How to treat clubfoot?

A clubfoot is a relatively common disorder of the foot that is typically present at birth. The presence of a clubfoot at birth can be a source of distress for the parents. It could be part of a syndrome of other problems or it could just be an...

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what is the clinical term for clubfoot

What is the clinical term for clubfoot?

Clubfoot is the non-technical or medical name for a common birth deformity of the foot. Clubfoot as a term is widely used and several medical textbooks use the word clubfoot in the title. The more technical or clinical name for a clubfoot is...

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What is the relationship of metatarsus adductus to clubfoot?

How to prevent clubfoot?

The way to prevent any condition developing is to identify and reduce the risk factors for that condition. The cause of clubfoot is not totally clear unless their is some underlying neurological disorder. The more common type of clubfoot is called...

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Who is behind Podiatry Arena?

I am! I started it in August 2004. Podiatry Arena is one of the most visited podiatry related websites. It used to have a lot of activity and there is a lot of posts still every day. Since the advent of social media the interaction on Podiatry Arena...

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Is Chinese foot binding still done?

Chinese foot binding is that barbaric practice of binding the feet of young girls to prevent them growing and kept small as they would then considered to be more desirable. The practice was outlawed in 1912 by the Republic of China government, but...

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Why was Chinese foot binding done?

Chinese foot binding is a historical and brutal practice that was mostly carried out in rural China. The practice involved the tight binding of the feet of young girls to stop them growing. This lead to broken bones and very deformed and painful...

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When did Chinese foot binding start?

Chinese foot binding was the barbaric practice in which the feet of young girls were bound to prevent them growing as a smaller foot was considered more desirable, resulting in lifelong pain and disability. Scholars are not totally clear when the...

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