Is a patient with major ankle deformity amenable to successful total ankle arthroplasty?
Total ankle arthroplasty has advanced significantly during the last decade and continues to progress as our understanding of ankle kinematics improves.
Mueller-Weiss Syndrome: What to Know
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.
Speaker: Focus on strength, not range of motion, after Achilles tendon repair
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 of the Ankle: Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, and Treatment
Osteoarthritis is a chronic, degenerative, joint disease. It’s the most common form of arthritis.
6 Things That Cause Bunions and How to Prevent Them
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?
Jump into Summer Free from Foot Pain
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.
Study: Most literature finds more foot, ankle injuries on artificial turf
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.
Appropriate instrumentation, technique may lead to successful ankle arthroscopy
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.
Why Your Feet Hurt When You Wake Up in the Morning
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.
What Causes Foot Cramps and How to Stop Them
Muscle cramps are sustained, painful, involuntary contractions of muscles. While muscle spasms and cramps can occur in various parts of the body, they are most common in the muscles of the legs and feet.