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Look beyond fusion as flatfoot reconstruction is effective for older people, says new research

02:00 EDT 14 Mar 2018 | Arthritis Digest

Older people with acquired adult flatfoot deformity should be offered reconstruction as well as fusion, experts conclude after carrying out new research. Acquired adult flatfoot deformity is a progressive flattening of the arch of the foot that occurs as a tendon becomes insufficient. Early stages involve pain along the tendon; latterly people may experience deformity […]

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