If you live in an area that keeps you indoors during the winter months, you may be eager to play sports and other activities outside this summer. However, taking on too much physical activity at once can put you at risk for injuring your feet or ankles. Follow these guidelines from foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons to play sports safely all summer.
Intense therapeutic ultrasound can effectively and safely reduce pain for patients with chronic plantar fasciitis, according to a new study in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
A cheilectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove bone spurs from the base of the big toe in the foot. Patients with a condition called hallux rigidis, or arthritis of the big toe, have pain and stiffness in the big toe.
An ankle sprain occurs when the ligaments that support the ankle stretch or tear. Ligaments help connect bones to one another or to cartilage.
wo techniques studied by investigators to repair the lateral ligaments of the ankle both effectively restored ankle stability, an orthopedic surgeon from Portugal said.