Patients Outcomes Are Better with TAA than with Ankle Arthrodesis, Study Finds
For patients with severe arthritis of the ankle, total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) provides better function at 4 years postoperatively than ankle arthrodesis (AA), according to a study published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
What Can Bring on Sudden Ankle Pain When You Didn’t Injure It?
You’re strolling along when suddenly a pain shoots through your ankle for no obvious reason. Or perhaps you wake up one morning and your ankle is aching. Without an obvious injury, you might be wondering where the pain came from.
Ankle fracture dislocations treated later in the day had delayed reduction, worse outcomes
Results presented at the Virtual EFORT Congress showed patients with ankle fracture dislocations who presented at an ED later in the day had increased delay to ankle reduction and worse functional outcomes at 1 year.
Do you have pain between your toes after running? It could be Morton's neuroma
Given that your feet absorb more force than any other part of your body (especially when running), when something goes awry down there, the pain can be especially intense. If, lately, you've find yourself wincing with every stride, a common condition called Morton's neuroma could be the culprit.
The Impact of Achilles Tendon Ruptures on Professional Athletes Careers
According to the results of a recent study published in Foot & Ankle International (FAI), professional athletes who experienced Achilles tendon (AT) rupture were unable to return to sport participation 24% of the time.