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  • What to know about foot drop

    Foot drop is a walking condition that can occur due to stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), and other neurological disorders.

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  • Flexible fixation may reduce rate of syndesmotic malreduction, functional impairment

    Compared with rigid fixation, flexible fixation after syndesmotic injury better restored physiologic motion and reduced rates of syndesmotic malreduction, according to recently presented results.

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  • What Is Limb Salvage?

    Limb salvage is a surgical procedure to save a limb (usually one of the lower extremities) that is at high risk of amputation. The need for limb salvage can result from several different underlying causes, including various types of trauma, diabetes, vascular disease, cancer, or neuropathy.

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  • All About Surgery for Flat Feet: Pros and Cons

    Some people can live their whole lives with flat feet without thinking too much about it. For others, having flat feet can lead to foot pain and difficulty walking. One option for treating flat feet is surgical correction. We’ll cover everything you need to know if you’re considering reconstruction surgery for flat feet.

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  • What Is Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery?

    Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is a technique used by foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons to correct specific foot and ankle conditions with very small incisions. This technique has gained attention among surgeons and patients alike due to its reported faster recovery time, smaller scars, and reduced postoperative opioid use.

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  • Rehabilitation exercises for a sprained ankle

    While sprained ankles need time to heal, it is also important to strengthen the muscles around the ankle to help it recover and prevent further sprains.

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  • Researchers find minimally invasive procedure to treat chronic Achilles tendon disorder

    A minimally invasive procedure to treat a common foot and ankle disorder can reduce pain, recovery time, and postsurgery complications while improving functional outcomes, according to a report published in the journal Foot and Ankle Surgery.

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  • Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet: What to Look For

    Finding the right pair of running shoes to get you through your short and long training runs can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially if you have flat feet.

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  • Physical Therapy for a Broken Ankle

    A broken ankle can severely limit your ability to perform basic functional tasks like running and walking. This painful injury can cause loss of lower extremity strength, range of motion, and pain.

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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.

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