005), initial contact with the toe, varus hindfoot, cavus foot
, and varus knee.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, the most common genetic nerve disorder of childhood, describes a group of clinically and genetically heterogeneous neuropathies characterised by abnormal nerve conduction, absent tendon reflexes, sensory loss, cavus foot
deformity, and progressive distal muscle weakness and atrophy (Birouk et al 1997).
An overly tight tendon of the peroneus longus muscle is typical of the rigid pes cavus foot
type, and easily locks the first ray down into plantar flexion, making the foot even more rigid and shifting weight onto the lateral arch.
If you have claw toes or a cavus foot
, that's a sign that something neurological is going on in the spine," he said.
2) A cavus foot
that is less flexible can contribute to Achilles tendonitis.