VIDEO: Flat Feet Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options - SLUCare Orthopedic Surgery * 2023
VIDEO: Flat Feet Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options - SLUCare Orthopedic Surgery * 2023
Flatfeet is a common condition, also known as flatfoot, in which the arches on the inside of the feet flatten when pressure is put on them.

Flat feet can cause pain and affect walking

Flatfoot is a condition in which the longitudinal arch of the foot is lost. It also involves abduction of the forefoot and valgus deformity of the hind foot. In flexible flatfoot, the arch is present during non–weight bearing but is lost during weight bearing. In rigid flatfoot, the arch is absent in weight-bearing and non–weight-bearing positions.

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Foot and leg amputations

Leg or foot amputation

Leg or foot amputation is the removal of a leg, foot or toes from the body. These body parts are called extremities. Amputations are done either by surgery.

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Ectrodactyly

Ectrodactyly

Ectrodactyly-Ectodermal Dysplasia-Clefting Syndrome (EEC) EEC syndrome, there are three different forms of EEC: EEC type 1, 2 and 3.  Only one family has been identified with EEC 1 and 2.  The most common type is EEC 3. Ectrodactyly ectodermal dysplasia cleft lip/palate (EEC) syndrome is a rare genetic disorder. Symptoms can vary greatly from one person to another. Affected individuals often

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Limb difference

Limb difference

“Limb” is another name for the arms or legs. Limb differences are when an arm or leg is not shaped in the usual way. For example, a child’s legs may be curved or one might be shorter than the other. Or, a bone in the arm may be short or missing. A limb difference that a child is born with is called congenital. A limb difference that happens after birth is called acquired.

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Fibular Hemimelia

Fibular Hemimelia

There is little information on fibular hemimelia because it is so rare. It can be scary for new parents who aren’t sure what is wrong with their child, especially when their doctors haven’t seen a case of Fibular Hemimelia. Fibular Hemimelia, currently called Longitudinal Fibular Deficiency, is characterized by a completely missing or partially missing fibula bone. Each person’s leg has two bones-the tibia and fibula- and people with fibular hemimelia are missing part or all of their fibula. Due to the absence of this bone, it often results in a bowed tibia, with the affected leg being shorter than the non-affected leg.

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Bomb casualty amputations

Bomb casualty amputations

Acts of terrorism tend to erode the sense of security and safety that we normally enjoy. Terrorism challenges the stability we enjoy in a predictable, orderly, and controlled world. Feelings of anger, frustration, helplessness, fear, guilt, distress, and a desire to seek revenge are all common responses.

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Amputated for shark attack MikeCoots

Amputated for shark attack

According to the International Shark Attack File (ISAF), between 1958 and 2016 there were 2,785 confirmed unprovoked shark attacks around the world, of which 439 were fatal. Between 2001 and 2010, an average of 4.3 people a year died as a result of shark attacks.

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Tree crush amputation

Tree crush amputation

Traumatic amputation is the loss of a body part, usually a finger, toe, arm, or leg, that occurs as the result of a tree crush accident or injury.

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Amputación de Pirogoff * MG Latam

Pie Humano * Pág.3.6. Amputación de Pirogoff

La amputación de Pirogoff fue descrita originalmente por el cirujano ruso Nicolás Pirogoff en el año 1864 y se refiere a la amputación osteoplástica distal a la articulación del tobillo, la resección del astrágalo y la fusión ósea de la tibia con el calcáneo, sus ventajas son: menor pérdida de la longitud de la extremidad y permitir la carga completa del peso corporal, así como el poder utilizar una prótesis más anatómica.

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