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  • Physical Therapy for a Broken Ankle

    You may benefit from physical therapy after a broken ankle to help you fully recovery functional mobility and to return to your previous level of activity.

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  • 4 Ways to Treat a Sprained Ankle

    Rolling an ankle is common. Maybe you didn’t see that pothole in the sidewalk, you stepped off the curb funny, or you had a bad landing after a layup. You’ll often be able to just walk it off, with minor pain that goes away in a few days at worst. But depending on how and what exactly happened, you may find yourself with a sprained ankle.

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  • Operative Approaches to Ankle and Hindfoot Arthroscopy

    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.

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  • What You Should Know About Ankle Fusion Surgery

    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.

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  • When Is It Safe to Start Running After an Ankle Fracture?

    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.

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  • Skiing, Snowboarding Injuries Most Severe Among Younger Kids

    FRIDAY, Oct. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding are a great way to get kids active, but new research suggests extra safety measures may be in order for younger children.

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  • Most Patients Could Return to Sport and Physical Activity after ORIF for Lisfranc Injury

    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.

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  • Self-Care Tips to Soothe Aching Feet at Home

    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.

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  • Is a Synthetic Cartilage Implant an Appropriate Treatment Option for Patients with Hallux Rigidus?

    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.

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  • What to Know About Ankle Pain

    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.

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