A study presented as a poster at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Annual Scientific Conference found a significantly elevated risk of limb loss following transmetatarsal amputation (TMA) in patients with peripheral vascular disease (PVD).
The aim of this study was to investigate clinical and radiographic outcomes in patients 50 years and younger vs patients older than 50 years undergoing total ankle replacement.
Researchers performed a randomized controlled trial of 52 athletes with posterior ankle impingement syndrome. Overall, 26 athletes underwent open excision of the os trigonum and 26 athletes underwent endoscopic incision.
Overpronation of the foot is not an injury itself but if you over pronate then you may be more susceptible to a number of sports injuries. It is often recognised as a flattening or rolling in of the foot but it is not quite as simple as that as the timing of when the foot rolls in is also important.
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.
Your feet can tell you a lot about your general health condition or warn you of underlying health conditions. From pesky foot pain to more serious symptoms, such as numbness, your feet often show symptoms of disease before any other part of your body.