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Charcot Joint Disease
What is it?
What are the Signs and Symptoms?
What are the Risk Factors?
There may be decreased muscle strength in the feet and legs when there is no sensation in the feet. This leads to muscle imbalance. That affects how a person walks and can create greater impact on the bones and joints. This causes even greater injury. Twists and sprains may occur but the person is unaware of it and continues to use the foot.
How Would You Know You Have Charcot Foot?
How do you treat Charcot Foot?