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Relieving Painful Arthritis with an Ankle Replacement

Relieving Painful Arthritis with an Ankle Replacement

Ankle arthritis is often caused by trauma to the ankle. That could be a previous fracture or ankle injury that occurred earlier in life. Degenerative changes, that happen as we age, rheumatoid arthritis, and congenital causes, a birth defect, can also contribute to ankle arthritis later in life.

My Bunion Hurts

My Bunion Hurts

Bunions, which are foot deformities of bone and soft tissue, appear as a large bump where the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint meets the foot. They can be highly painful and irritating for people who have them. Known scientifically as hallux valgus, a bunion makes the big toe point excessively towards the smaller toes. People with bunions frequently have foot pain and significant functional disability.

Post-Tib Tendonitis: Orthopedic Treatment

Post-Tib Tendonitis: Orthopedic Treatment

A tendon is a soft tissue structure that connects the muscles to the bones. The posterior tibial tendon is found on the inner side of the foot near the ankle and it connects the calf muscle to the ankle. It is a an important tendon in the leg as it supports the foot...
Overlapping Toes: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Overlapping Toes: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Overlapping Toes refers to a foot deformity that occurs when one of the toes overrides the adjacent toe. The condition commonly affects the fifth and the second toe. Overlapping is generally detected at the time of birth or during early infancy. As the person ages,...