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Medical Library Topics Deformity

Deformity

Self-care

Orthopedic devices, such as braces or splints, may help maintain everyday mobility and prevent injury.

When to make a doctor's appointment

See a doctor if:

  • Painful
  • Affects everyday activities
  • Growing disfigurement
  • New deformities
  • Change in how it feels (soft to hard)
Last Updated: May 26th, 2018