According to a new study published in Foot & Ankle International (FAI), patients suffering from large Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus (OLTs) reported pain relief and improved function following structural allograft transplantation, a surgical treatment that takes fresh bone from a cadaveric donor and implants it in the patient's ankle joint.
Total ankle arthroplasty has advanced significantly during the last decade and continues to progress as our understanding of ankle kinematics improves.
Mueller-Weiss syndrome is a rare condition that causes severe arch pain on the inside of your mid- and hindfoot. It’s mostly found in people ages 40-60, and it’s much more common in women.
Successful rehabilitation after Achilles tendon repair should focus on strengthening the tendon and surrounding muscles, rather than range of motion, to avoid tendon elongation and functional impairment, according to a presenter.
Osteoarthritis is a chronic, degenerative, joint disease. It’s the most common form of arthritis.
Bunions don't typically pop up on your feet overnight. So if you notice one is starting to form — or want to take steps to steer clear completely — what should you do?
Summer is almost here and many people are taking advantage of the warmer weather and participating in outdoor activities. According to foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons, increasing your activity can increase your risk of foot and ankle injuries. As you prepare for the season, follow these tips to avoid pain while you stay active.
Athletes may have an increased rate of foot and ankle injuries when playing on artificial turf compared with natural grass, according to results of a systematic literature review presented here.
In his discussion on performing a successful ankle arthroscopy, James W. Stone, MD, FAANA, said surgeons should use ankle joint distraction when performing the procedure.
It might be a sharp, stinging pain that runs along the bottom of your foot. Or maybe your heels feel tight or the top of your feet throb when you wake up. If your feet hurt in the morning, you may be wondering if you’re just getting up on the wrong side of the bed or if it’s something to be worried about.