Under surgeon expertise in appropriately selected patients, simultaneous bilateral total ankle arthroplasty has comparable outcomes with the staged procedure for patients with bilateral end-stage ankle osteoarthritis.
Physical therapy for posterior tibial tendonitis (PTT) can help you regain normal foot and ankle range of motion (ROM), strength, and mobility. This can help eliminate your foot and ankle pain and get you back to your normal work and recreational activities.
Presented results found no differences in outcomes for patients receiving operative vs. nonoperative management of unstable medial malleolar fractures at 1 year.
Heel pain is a very common symptom in adults, but children and adolescents may also complain of it. There are several conditions that can cause heel pain in young people. Explore when it may be normal growing pains and when heel pain may indicate a more serious condition.
Results showed ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injections into the tibial tendon sheath were a safe nonoperative treatment for patients with posterior tibialis tendinopathy, with the best pain relief in obese patients.
Haglund's deformity is a bony bump where your Achilles tendon attaches at the back of your heel bone. Because of its prominence, the bump is subject to the effects of constant friction. This causes redness and irritation, and can cause skin thickening, pain, swelling, and increased skin lines.
A swollen foot, ankle, or leg can cause the lower part of the leg to appear larger than normal. The swelling can make it difficult to walk. It may be painful, with the skin over your leg feeling tight and stretched out.
Arthritis can affect any of your joints, including those in your feet. Joint damage from arthritis can cause pain, swelling, and physical changes to the joints.
The peroneal tendons stabilize the foot and guard against sprains. When they become inflamed, moving your foot may be painful.
The syndesmotic ligament connects the two bones of the leg; this is often referred to as the ankle sydesmosis, or just syndesmosis. These bones, the tibia, and fibula are between the knee and ankle joints. The tibia is the larger shin bone that supports most of the weight of the body, and the fibula is the smaller bone on the outside of the leg.