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  • Leg Length Discrepancy Symptoms Cycling

    28 April 2015

    Overview Lengthening is usually done by corticotomy and gradual distraction. This technique can result in lengthenings of 25% or more, but typically lengthening of 15%, or about 6 cm, is recommended. The limits of lengthening depend on patient tolerance,...

  • Calcaneal Apophysitis Facts And Figures

    17 May 2015

    Overview Sever's disease is a disorder that commonly occurs in active children between the ages of 9 and 13 years of age. Even though it is misnamed as a disease, it is actually a self-limiting disorder that occurs around the growth plate in the back...

  • Over-Pronation Of The Foot Cause And Treatment

    06 June 2015

    Overview Over-pronation refers to pronation occurring at the wrong time in the gait cycle. Just before the foot pushes off, it should become a rigid lever as the arch rises and the ankle straightens. If instead, the arch remains flattened and the ankle...

  • Hammertoe Surgery

    25 June 2015

    Overview The smallest four toes of each foot have three bony segments connected by two joints, just as the fingers do. hammertoes is a deformity in which one or more of the small toes develops a bend at the joint between the first and second segments...

  • Hammer Toes Cause And Therapy

    25 June 2015

    Overview There are two different types of Hammer toes. Flexible Hammer Toes. These hammer toes are less serious because they can be diagnosed and treated while still in the developmental stage. They are called flexible hammer toes because they are still...