Medical Conditions Potentially Requiring  Pedorthic Treatment

The following is a non-exhaustive list of medical conditions potentially requiring pedorthic treatment by a Canadian Certified Pedorthist:

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Achilles tendinitis (Achilles tendinopathy/Achilles tendinosis)
Amputations: hallux, digital, transmetatarsal, Syme, Chopart
Ankle fusion (ankle subtalar arthrodesis)
Ankle impingement syndrome
Ankle ligament sprains
Ankle subtalar arthrodesis (ankle fusion)
Balance impairment
Bunionette (tailor’s bunion)
Calcaneal apophysitis (Sever’s disease/syndrome)
Calcaneal exostosis/pump bump
Calcaneal fat pad contusion/rupture
Calcaneal spurs
Callus (intractable plantar keratosis [hard corn])
Cerebral palsy
Charcot foot
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Chondromalacia patella
Chronic ankle instability
Clubfoot (congenital talipes equinovarus, CTEV)
Compartment syndrome
Complex regional pain syndrome (RSD)
Congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot, CTEV)
Congenital flat foot (calcaneovalgus) (rigid flat foot)
Crossover toe deformity
Cuboid syndrome
Degenerative disc disease
Diabetes mellitus
Diabetic foot ulcer
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Dupuytren’s contracture
Extensor tendinitis/tendinopathy
Fat pad atrophy
Fibularis muscle strain
First metatarsal – medial cuneiform dorsal exostosis
Flexor tenosynovitis
Fracture: calcaneus, fifth metatarsal avulsion, and Jones


Freiberg’s disease/infraction
Functional hallux limitus
Ganglion cyst
Greater trochanteric bursitis
Gluteus maximus tendinitis/tendinopathy
Gouty arthritis
Haglund’s deformity (pump bump, Bauer bump, calcaneal exostosis)
Hallux abducto valgus
Hallux adductus deformities
Hallux limitus
Hallux rigidus
Hallux valgus
Hammer toe, claw toe, mallet toe
Iliotibial band friction syndrome (ITBFS)
Infrapatellar bursitis
Interdigital (soft) corns
Interdigital neuritis
Intermetatarsal neuroma
Intractable plantar keratosis (hard corn) (callus)
Kohler’s disease
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
Leg length discrepancy (LLD)
Lisfranc injury
Lower back pain
Medial calcaneal nerve entrapment (tarsal tunnel syndrome)
Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS, shin splints)
Metatarsus adductus
Meniscal tear
Morton’s (foot) syndrome
Morton’s neuroma
MTP joint capsulitis
MTP joint synovitis
Multiple sclerosis
Osgood–Schlatter disease
Osteoarthritis – foot and ankle
Osteoarthritis – hip
Osteoarthritis – knee
Parkinson’s disease


Patellar instability/subluxations
Patellar tendinopathy/tendinitis
Patellofemoral pain syndrome
Peripheral neuropathy
Peroneal muscle strain
Peroneal tendinitis/tendinopathy
Peroneal syndrome
Peroneal tendon subluxation
Pes cavus
Pes planus
Piriformis syndrome
Plantar fasciitis/fasciopathy/fasciosis
Plantar fibromatosis
Plantar plate tear/dysfunction/turf toe
Plantar wart
Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction/tibialis posterior tendinitis/tendinopathy/dysfunction
Post-poliomyelitis syndrome
RSD (complex regional pain syndrome)
Psoriatic arthritis
Retrocalcaneal bursitis (Achilles tendon disorders, heel pain, pump bump, bursitis, winter heel, cucumber heel, high-prow heel, knobby prow-beak deformity, tendo Achilles bursitis, hatchet heel, Albert’s disease)
Rheumatoid arthritis
Rigid flat foot (congenital flat foot [calcaneovalgus])
Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
Sever’s disease/syndrome (calcaneal apophysitis)
Shin splints
Sinus tarsi syndrome/sinus tarsi impingement
Stress fractures (metatarsal, cuboid march fracture)
Tailor’s bunion (bunionette)
Talar dome lesion
Tarsal coalition
Tarsal tunnel syndrome
Tibialis anterior tendinopathy/tenosynovitis
Turf toe
Vascular impairment