Archive for December, 2008

Problems With High Arched Feet

мебелиAbout 15% of the population has a higher than normal arch. The medical term for a high arched foot is a cavus foot. There are many neurological problems which can cause a cavus foot and these include muscular dystrophy, Charcot Marie Tooth, polio, cerebral palsy and spina bifida. Many of these conditions are diagnosed in [...]

Dropped Metatarsal

A dropped metatarsal is the common name for a plantar flexed metatarsal. A metatarsal which sits far enough below the other metatarsals to cause pain and swelling, is actually quite rare. In the pictures on the left, the 2nd long bone in the foot (the 2nd metatarsal) is seated at a lower level in comparison [...]