Gout is a painful type of inflammatory arthritis. It often affects the big toe, but gout can develop in any joint, including 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.
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.
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 is joint inflammation that impacts the middle of the foot. It can cause stiffness and pain. For some, it may cause difficulty walking.
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.
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.
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.
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.