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Video about flat-valgus placement of the foot. How to identify planovalgus deformity of the feet at an early stage? Artyom Nikolayevich Naumenko, orthopedic traumatologist, vertebrologist, will tell. What is the reason for the appearance of varus deformity of the lower extremities, how to treat it, and what are the consequences? We will ask Dr. Komarovsky about this.
Planovalgus foot: treatment! The indication for the treatment of PVA is a low arch of the foot, excessive valgus of the hindfoot, or a combination of these changes. The main treatment is conservative. For the correction of flat feet, manual and mechanical massage, exercise therapy, shoe allowance are used. Treatment of the planovalgus foot depends on the nature of the pathology. In the case of congenital deformity, treatment begins as early as possible up to the first months of life. Massage.
Stroking, rubbing and kneading the peroneal muscle and the outer part of the gastrocnemius muscle. A tonic massage of the inner muscle group of the lower leg is performed. Rubbing, kneading and tapping the inner part of the gastrocnemius muscles and flexor muscles of the foot are carried out. The foot is stroked along the plantar surface, soft tissues are rubbed along the inner edge of the foot. After the massage, a manual effect is made in the form of supination of the foot simultaneously with its turn inward. Exercises with flat valgus feet.
Planovalgus curvature, according to scientists, occurs when provoking factors are combined with weakness of the muscle-tendon aponeurosis of the foot, which may be due to poor heredity. Provoking factors of planovalgus deformity of the foot: Heredity of flat feet is inherited. And if any of the parents has this disease, then it is likely that it will appear in children. Rickets (violation of vitamin D3 metabolism).
It is developed by a child with functional age-related flat feet aged 16 to 28 months, or no later than 3 years. The development of PVA in children is facilitated by the action of factors that are relatively general in nature: the condition of the connective tissue, gender, body weight, as well as the action of relative factors, such as the position of the segments of the lower limb. The main factor that contributes to the formation of PVA is dysplasia, the multiple signs of which are 2 times more common with PVA than without it, and amounts to 90%. The leading manifestation of dysplasia is ligamentous weakness. Dysplasia aggravates the action of all general and local factors. In boys, PVS occurs in 52% of cases, which exceeds the rates in girls, in whom flat feet are detected in 36% of cases in the same age groups. Large body weight has a negative impact on the development of the arch of the foot.
Flat-valgus foot. The nature of the phenomenon. Posture and legs are simultaneously loaded with the emerging ability of the child to stand or walk. The balance that he tries to maintain with his body, placing it vertically in space, of course, exerts a certain load on the entire skeletal system of the body.
For gymnastics for the treatment of valgus, exercises with a massage mat are suitable. To correct PVS, exercise therapy exercises are used, which are performed on the embossed surface of a massage roller, ball or mat. During the exercise, mechanical massage of the plantar surface of the foot occurs. The surface of the massage mat has bulges of different heights. A height of 20 mm is recommended for children under 3 years of age. The height of 30 mm gives a more pronounced massage effect, which is shown in children over 3 years old. The starting position is standing on the mat.