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Cavus Foot

Cavus Foot

A foot with an unusually high arch is referred to as the Cavus Foot. The condition may lead to excessive weight bearing on the heel and ball of the foot causing a host of physical inadequacies. Cavus Foot may affect one or both feet and may occur at any age...
Pigeon Toes (Intoeing)

Pigeon Toes (Intoeing)

Pigeon Toes (Intoeing) is a physical ailment which involves turning of the feet inwards. It may affect either one or both the feet. The condition may develop in the early phase of childhood or may become apparent in later stages when the child starts walking. In most...
Lisfranc Fracture

Lisfranc Fracture

Lisfranc fracture refers to a break in the bones that connect the mid foot to the forefoot. This part comprises of a group of bones and connective tissues called ligaments that form the arch on top of the foot. Five long bones called metatarsals extend out from the...
Sesamoiditis: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Sesamoiditis: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Sesamoids are bones that are attached and supported by tendons. They remain embedded in the muscles and provide a smooth gliding surface for the tendons to move above them. Sesamoiditis is an orthopedic condition characterized by inflammation of the tendons near two...
Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fascia refers to the band of ligaments that connect the heel bone (calcaneus) to the toes. It is the largest ligament in the foot and spreads out in the shape of a web. It absorbs external shocks and also lends support to the foot arch. This ligament undergoes...