Syndesmosis Injuries to the Ankle
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.
How to Treat Gout in the Ankle
Gout is a painful type of inflammatory arthritis. It often affects the big toe, but gout can develop in any joint, including the ankle.
Maisonneuve Fracture of the Ankle
A Maisonneuve fracture is a specific type of ankle fracture that occurs when the ankle is forcefully twisted outwards (external rotation). The fracture is important because treatment almost always requires surgery, and without a careful examination of the ankle (and the knee), it's possible to misdiagnose this injury.
Common Football Foot and Ankle Injuries
The explosive, shifting movements required in football, combined with the constant contact between players, make injuries extremely common in both adult and youth players alike.
Inbone II yielded good short-term survival in revision total ankle arthroplasty
Published results showed the Inbone II Total Ankle System had good short-term survival and improvements in postoperative scores at 2 years in revision total ankle arthroplasty procedures.
Midfoot Arthritis: Symptoms and Treatment
Midfoot arthritis is joint inflammation that impacts the middle of the foot. It can cause stiffness and pain. For some, it may cause difficulty walking.
Platelet Rich Plasma: Everything You Need To Know
Imagine having the ability to improve your body’s recovery time from an injury, be it a chronic case of tendinopathy (any tendon condition that causes pain and swelling) or post-surgery inflammation. With platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections, it’s possible.
What to know about juvenile macular degeneration
Juvenile macular degeneration (JMD) refers to a group of inherited eye disorders that occur in children and young adults. These conditions affect the macula of the eye, which is responsible for central vision.
Ankle replacement: A new gold standard for arthritis
Perceived by patients to cause the same extent of impairment as congestive heart failure and end-stage kidney disease, ankle arthritis affects about 1% of the United States population and mostly occurs from post-traumatic ankle injuries.
Successful Treatment for Large Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus
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.