DePuy Synthes releases Continuous Compression Implants to improve outcomes of foot and ankle procedures
DePuy Synthes announced the availability of continuous compression implants for healing of reconstructive foot and ankle procedures to health care providers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
A heel spur is a condition where a calcium deposit grows between the heel and arch of the foot. What are the symptoms of heels spurs and what increases a person's risk of developing them?
Despite similar improvements in comfort and function after ankle arthrodesis or total ankle replacement, results published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery showed total ankle replacement performed with newer generation implants had better patient-reported outcomes.
Nearly four out of five diabetic patients with severe cases of a disabling condition called Charcot foot were able to walk normally again following surgery, a new study has found.
A presenter at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting said calcaneal avulsion fractures treated at a level 1 trauma center had a 60% complication rate.