Use of acute cartilage autograft may provide a single-stage, low cost and low risk procedure for treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus, according to a presenter at Orthopedics Today Hawaii.
Published results showed arthroscopically assisted open reduction and internal fixation for complex ankle fractures had good to excellent results and significantly better outcomes compared with regular open reduction and internal fixation.
For patients with severe ankle arthritis, total ankle replacement provides better function over the long haul than the traditional surgical treatment, a new study finds.
Isolated first metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis may reduce radiographic alignment and subluxation of the first tarsometatarsal joint, according to published results.
Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons, who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries, diseases, and other conditions of the foot and ankle, give tips to those looking to stay active while keeping their feet healthy and injury-free.