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Achilles Tendon Repair

Achilles tendon ruptures generally occur while performing activities that require sudden changes in direction or jumping and landing. Symptoms: Patients usually describe a sharp pain in the back of their leg as if they were “kicked or hit in the back of the leg with a tennis serve.” Patients will have some swelling in the […]

published at Friday, December 7th, 2012

 

Flatfoot Correction

Many people are born with flat feet, in fact there is almost a 1 in 3 chance that a person will be born with at least moderately flat feet. There is also a smaller number of people who have a condition called acquired flatfoot. Acquired flatfoot or “fallen arches” results from failure of the posterior […]

published at Friday, December 7th, 2012

 

Arthroscopic Procedures

Learn More about a few of the Conditions We Treat: Achilles tendinitis Achilles Tendon Rupture Acquired Flatfoot Ankle Arthritis Ankle Fracture Ankle Replacement Ankle Pain and Instability Bunion (Hallux Valgus) Bunionette (Tailor’s Bunion) Fallen Arches (Posterior Tibial Dysfunction) Foot Fracture Hallux Rigidus Hammertoes / Claw Toes Heel Spur / Calcaneal Spur (Plantar Fasciitis) Metatarsalgia Morton’s Neuroma […]

published at Friday, December 7th, 2012

 

Ankle Fracture Care

An ankle fracture occurs when the tibia and/or fibula are broken.  These two bones make up the roof (plafond) and sides (malleoli) of the ankle joint.  What is usually referred to as the inside ankle bone (medial malleolus) is where the deltoid ligament is attached.  The outside ankle bone (lateral malleolus) is site of attachment […]

published at Friday, December 7th, 2012