I was unable to finish my statement to let you know that there is so little that any Podiatrist knows about Skew Foot. My son has gone through this for 27 years and now his son has the same thing. He had casting from 2 days after birth till he was 5. At 4 he had surgery to help the Tendons from pulling on the foot. Now his son is only 2 and now faces the same difficulties with Doctors that know nothing still of this Disease. I chose the surgery route for my 27 yr. old at the age of 4 and it made his life more comfortable all this time. But now he faces the problem of being unable to stay on his feet because through the years his Tendons are pulling away from his bones and is part of the Desease process long term. Which in another few years will put him in a wheelchair and never walk again. So I asked myself if I should have had the pins put in many years ago. And I think after all of these years I should have had the the pins put in and not listen to Doctors use my child as a test run. There are not enough studies to compare anything to. So I can only advise from my experience with my son and my grandson. If pins had been put in, my Son would not be going through this again. And now, times are still the same. My suggestion is put pins in and correct it once and for all.The final outcome would be better than never walking again.View Thread
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