Foot Deformity Correction

Foot deformities can significantly impact mobility and overall foot function. Foot deformity correction procedures are designed to address structural abnormalities, relieve pain, and improve the alignment and functionality of the foot. The specific approach to correction depends on the type and severity of the deformity.

Common Types of Foot Deformities:

Foot deformities that may require correction include:

  • Hallux Valgus (Bunion): Abnormal angulation of the big toe joint.

  • Flatfoot (Pes Planus): Lack of arch in the foot, leading to instability.

  • Clubfoot: Congenital deformity affecting the shape and positioning of the foot.

  • Hammer Toe: Abnormal bending of the toe joint, causing it to resemble a hammer.

Correction Techniques:

Foot deformity correction may involve the following techniques:

  • Surgical Intervention:

    For severe deformities, surgical procedures such as osteotomy, arthrodesis, or soft tissue repair may be recommended to realign the bones and structures of the foot.

  • Orthotic Devices:

    Customized shoe inserts or braces to provide support and improve foot alignment.

  • Physical Therapy:

    Targeted exercises to strengthen muscles, enhance flexibility, and promote proper foot mechanics.

Consultation for Foot Deformity Correction:

If you are experiencing foot deformities or related pain, consult with a foot and ankle specialist. A comprehensive evaluation will help determine the most suitable approach to correct the deformity and improve the overall function of your feet.