What to do when your child sprains their ankle
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries in children. This isn’t a surprise when you consider all the running, jumping, and playing they do—whether it’s on a soccer field or at home in their back yard
Ankle arthritis overview
The ankle joint is affected by arthritis much less often than other joints. When patients have ankle arthritis, they have worn out the tibiotalar joint, which is the joint between the shin bone (tibia) and ankle bone (talus).
Causes of foot pain and treatment options
Foot pain is a very common problem. However, the challenge with foot pain is that there are many different potential causes, making it difficult at times for even health care professionals to get to the root of your discomfort. Where the pain is and how it feels—throbbing, aching, stabbing, tender, and so on—can offer clues, but given all the possible causes, symptoms may not be enough to settle on a diagnosis.
What’s clinically relevant improvement for Achilles tendinopathy?
What is, actually, clinically relevant improvement for patients who’ve been treated with either exercise, injections or both for achilles tendinopathy? And for what time frame—6 weeks, 12 weeks?
Is your foot pain being a real pain in the …foot?
You can’t walk, move, or stand comfortably, daily tasks become difficult, and your life gradually slips out of your hands. If you have unexplained foot pain, here are some common causes of foot pain
Foot osteoarthritis symptoms and treatment
Osteoarthritis can affect joints in any part of the body, including the foot. Early diagnosis and treatment help people with foot osteoarthritis manage their symptoms.
What it means if you have heel pain when walking
The exact prevalence of foot pain is hard to pinpoint due to the wide range of pain types and intensity, experts agree it affects more than one in 10 people worldwide. Three types of heel pain make up most of foot pain complaints.
Minimally invasive bunionectomy may successfully treat severe hallux valgus deformity
Third-generation minimally invasive chevron and akin osteotomy demonstrated significant improvements in clinical outcomes and deformity correction in patients with severe hallux valgus,
MLS athletes with fifth metatarsal fractures have high rate of return to sport
Major League Soccer athletes who sustain a sports-related fifth metatarsal fracture return to sport at a high rate with low risk for refracture, according to a recent report.
Optimizing patient selection for major foot surgery
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City could help orthopedic surgeons better identify which patients will benefit most from surgery to correct debilitating age-related deterioration of their foot arches.