How is a planovalgus deformity treated in patients with plantar heel pain?

Updated: Oct 01, 2018
  • Author: Vinod K Panchbhavi, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Thomas C Dowd, MD  more...
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In patients with planovalgus deformity, if the valgus hindfoot is thought to be the cause of tarsal tunnel syndrome through traction on the tibial nerve, the initial treatment can be placement of a medial longitudinal arch support and a medial lift.


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