Congenital or acquired foot and ankle deformities can cause cosmetic and functional problems. Difficult shoe wear, exercise intolerance and chronic pain are common complains.
Accurate and systematic assessment of the components of the deformity is essential to get favorable outcome. Conservative treatment is usually the first line of treatment in these cases. Physical therapy, shoe modifications and special insoles may help solve the problem. If conservative treatment fails, surgical correction is usually needed.
Rehabilitation is necessary after the operation for proper gait an function.