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Mar 10

Things to Do While Recovering from Foot Surgery

After you have foot surgery, you might find that you have a lot more time on your hands than you are used to having. It might have been a long time since you spent any amount of time on the couch and after a couple of days, you might even be bored. In order to […]

May 18

Treatment of Traumatic Subtalar Arthritis

Treatment of Traumatic Subtalar Arthritis With Interpositional Arthroplasty With Tensor Fascia Lata or Fat Researchers evaluated the results of interpositional arthroplasty with tensor fascia lata or fat as a treatment for traumatic subtalar joint arthritis after a fracture of the calcaneus. Twenty-two patients with traumatic subtalar joint arthritis were enrolled in this study. Tensor fascia […]

May 17

Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Advanced Treatments Help Hard-to-Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers—and Improve Lives Breakthrough treatments making the difference Advanced therapies for foot wounds are saving limbs, restoring mobility, and improving the lives of many people with diabetes who suffer from non-healing foot ulcers. For many Americans who have diabetes, impaired healing of foot wounds can be a tremendous problem, […]

May 9

Biomechanical Comparison of Repair of the Achilles Tendon

Researchers tested four types of surgical repair for load to failure and distraction in a bovine model of Achilles tendon repair. A total of 20 fresh bovine Achilles tendons were divided transversely 4 cm proximal to the calcaneal insertion and randomly repaired using the Dresden technique, a Krackow suture, a triple-strand Dresden technique or a […]

May 2

Lesser Metatarsophalangeal Joint Instability

Prospective Evaluation and Repair of Plantar Plate and Capsular Insufficiency Researchers reported the results obtained in the treatment of a group of patients with plantar plate tears by direct repair through a dorsal approach combined with a Weil metatarsal osteotomy with a minimum followup of 12 months. They prospectively treated 28 patients [55 metatarsophalangeal (MTP) […]

May 2

Osteochrondral Defects of the Talus

Fluoroscopy-Guided Retrograde Core Drilling and Cancellous Bone Grafting in Osteochrondral Defects of the Talus A study was performed to evaluate the outcomes of minimally invasive fluoroscopy-guided retrograde core drilling and autologous cancellous bone grafting in undetached osteochondral lesions (OCL) of the talus. The procedure was applied to 41 OCL of the talus in 38 patients, […]

Apr 1

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