Many active people experience shin splints, a type of injury caused by overuse and stress. Foot and ankle stretches can help improve movement, which may help prevent shin splints.
Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons, who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries, diseases, and other conditions of the foot and ankle, explain why people with diabetes are at risk for developing severe foot problems and how patients can prevent these issues.
Your child comes home from a game, practice or the playground and is limping and complaining about ankle pain. Could something be sprained, strained or -even worse - broken?
Investigators found significant improvements from preoperative measures at 24.8-month follow-up for both mean side-to-side differences and Lysholm scores in patients who underwent double-bundle ACL reconstruction using a special drill pin guide and reamer, along with a laser-guided device to facilitate a transtibial approach.
Total ankle arthroplasty yielded superior preoperative and postoperative parameters of gait among patients with osteoarthritis, while greater improvements in parameters of gait were found among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to study results presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting.