Ankle Foot and Lower Leg Specific Conditions

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Unformatted text preview: nation) Tibial varum Genu valgum Tight heel cords Managing MTSS Managing Decrease swelling RICE, ice massage Activity modification Shoe modification Orthotics, new shoes Correct biomechanics Increase heel cord flexibility Maintain cardio Refer to physician to rule out stress fracture Subungual Hematoma Subungual Veruccae Plantaris Veruccae Plantar Warts Found on the soles of the feet On or adjacent to weight bearing areas Can spread to other areas ie….hands and other parts of the feet Verruca Plantaris Verruca Signs and Symptoms\ Excessive epidermal Excessive thickening thickening General discomfort Callus formation “stepped on glass” Hemorrhagic puncta “black seeds” Invaded capillary beds Management Conservative, keeping Conservative, them under control them Doughnut pad Paring away of callous Paring tissue tissue Keratolytic agent 40% salicylic acid Physician Removal Freezing Electrodessication Hallux Valgus Hallux Bunions One of the most frequent One toe deformities toe 1st MT Exostosis (bunion) Commonly associated with: Forefoot varas 1st ray splays outward Excess pressure on 1st MT Sesamoid problems can Sesamoid occur 2ndary to Hallux valgus valgus Other Causes Other Caused by Pointed shoes Narrow or short toe box Bursa over 1st MTP joint inflammation Malalignment of great toe Move lateral toward 2nd toe May overlap May also be associated with flattened transverse May arch arch Pronated feet Bunionette Bunionette Bunion at the 5th MTP joint Aka—Ta...
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