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Hi! I found out that pigeon toe runs in my family with the birth of my son. He's is getting therapy for his in-turning. I have had footwear issues all my life and so did my father. I am trying to get info. on what type of surgery can correct his deformity. I am very concerned for my son because I don't want him to go thru this issue. I wear shoes with and without orthotics and I still get the same pressure on the side of my big toes. I believe I was born with metatarsus adductus, because I have the descriptions of this deformity from the knees,ankles and toes. My regular foot doctor when I told him of this he said that nothing can be done for me at this stage. I am seeing another foot clinic and the doctor there is not telling me anything either. All I know that if the space between my big toes is reduced that could correct my problem. Please someone in modern podiatry tell me that there is a surgical procedure for this. When nothing works in infants back then with this surgery is the next option . I would like to know what is that surgery that is mentioned? Thank you.
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Thanks for a most interesting website, which has helped a lot.
I usually do my research on the Mayo clinic website. I think your website is the most informative site I have found when researching foot pain.
I thank you for putting together this incredible website.
....I have been told that it is not hard enough to be cut off. Please help, I am not sure what to do now! THANKS FOR A WONDERFUL AND VERY HELPFUL SITE!
You have an unusually clear, informative and well-written website for laypersons. Thank you for that.
Mansfield Ctr, CT
First, I'd like to thank you for all the information that you provide on your website and the opportunity to write to you.
First, I want to let you know that you have the best web site I've found related to foot issues. (The only thing I had difficulty finding was the "ask a question" page.)
I received the orthotics Monday afternoon and began wearing them Tuesday. After two days I would say that I have noticed a huge improvement in the discomfort I have been experiencing. My foot feels better than it has in months.
I greatly admire someone like you who would donate and dedicate so much time and effort to helping strangers with no compensation. Truly, it is uncommonly kind. And your site is so intelligently arranged.
Pacific Grove, CA
I used to work for a podiatrist (front desk) back during summers in
college years ago, so I know the benefits of good care. Again, I want
to thank you for an EXCELLENT website. It was so great to get to your
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EASILY and QUICKLY! Clearly you put a ton of work into it and I really
All the best,
By the way, millions of websites could use yours as a guideline on how to organize information and make the site user-friendly. Kudos to you!
Thank you for your very interesting and informative site!
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