COMMON FOOT PROBLEMS

CONGENITAL DEFORMITIES

Club foot in a childSome genetic and/or environmental factors can cause deformities of the foot and ankle. These deformities can cause many limitations and related health problems. Early diagnosis and treatment is the key to helping improve a patients’ quality of life. Some of the deformities of the foot and ankle include: juvenile hallux valgus (severe bunions,) clubfoot, skewfoot (C-shaped foot,) metatarsus adductus (forefoot points inward,) and tarsal coalitions (abnormal unions at joints.)

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