Cold, wet winter weather doesn't have to put the kibosh on your running. Just follow some basic advice to help you maintain your exercise program safely.
The role of arthroscopy in the management of ankle and hindfoot pathology management has increased greatly in recent years with the potential for lower complication rates, faster recovery, improved access, and improved outcomes when compared to open techniques. Procedural variations exist as techniques aim to optimize lesion access, decrease operative time, and improve patient safety. Our goal is to summarize the described approaches and patient positionings common in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery for anterior, lateral, and posterior ankle pathologies.
Ankle fusion is a surgical procedure that's performed for the treatment of severe ankle arthritis. When ankle pain occurs because of arthritis, and non-surgical treatments fail to provide adequate relief, surgery may be considered.
The winter cold and flu season may try to knock out your new year's plans to get or stay healthy, but the good news is you can fight back.
Ankle pain refers to any type of pain or discomfort in your ankles. This pain could be caused by an injury, like a sprain, or by a medical condition, like arthritis.
A recently published retrospective study evaluated early outcomes and complications of the CARTIVA hydrogel synthetic cartilage implant in the treatment of hallux rigidus for patients in the US.
Between 2008 and 2017, the incidence of trampoline-related fractures increased by an average of 3.85% in the US, and the driver behind those increases are trampoline injuries outside of the home at places of recreation or sport, according to new research.
You're not alone if your feet ache after a long day at work or play. It happens to most people when you overdo it, but there are factors that can make you more prone to getting sore feet. Learn about the causes and prevention of sore feet and how to soothe them.
In a retrospective review, Mora et al assessed the return to sports and physical activity in 33 adult patients age 55 and younger who underwent open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) for a Lisfranc injury. Follow-up was a minimum of 18 months.
If you have suffered a fractured ankle and had to have surgery with plates and screws to reduce the fracture, you may wonder when you can return to running. Some amount of healing must take place initially, but over time, one of your goals may be to return to running after your fracture. Is there a safe way to determine when to start running after ankle surgery, and can a physical therapist help? How long does it take before you can hit the road and get back to running after an ankle fracture?