Hybrid-Total Ankle Arthroplasty (H-TAA) for Failed Talar Component in Mobile-Bearing Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Revision Total Ankle Arthroplasty (TAA) surgery due to TAA aseptic loosening is increasing. It is possible to exchange the talar component and inlay to another system for isolated talar component loosening in a primary mobile-bearing TAA: Hybrid-Total Ankle Arthroplasty (H-TAA).
Why you May Experience Foot Pain while Working from Home
Foot pain is on the rise with more people working from home. A podiatrist goes over the reasons why, and how to prevent it.
Got Bunions? Key Factors to Whether Surgery Will Work for You
Researchers have stepped up with a new study highlighting the key factors that may determine the procedure, known as modified Lapidus surgery, will be unsuccessful.
Swollen Big Toe
From arthritis to gout, many different conditions can cause fluid to build up, resulting in a swollen big toe (hallux edema). While some types of big toe swelling can be managed with over-the-counter (OTC) interventions, others require more invasive treatments by a healthcare provider.
What Is Metatarsalgia?
Metatarsalgia refers to pain and tenderness in the ball of the foot. This pain can be caused by anything that puts excessive pressure on that part of your foot, such as too-tight shoes or intense exercise, as well as various health conditions.
Stress Fractures: Causes, Risks, and Treatment Options
Stress fractures occur from tiny cracks in the bones from repetitive activity, referred to as cumulative trauma. Usually, stress fractures occur in the tibial and metatarsal bones (see diagrams below), but they can occur in any weight-bearing bones.
Sprained Ankle vs. Broken Ankle: What Are the Differences?
A sprained ankle and a broken ankle can result from twisting and rolling the ankle. While both conditions cause ankle pain and instability, a broken ankle is a more serious injury that requires different treatment compared to a sprained ankle.
Osteochondral fragment fixation may yield better outcomes vs. bone marrow stimulation
Published results showed osteochondral fragment fixation for treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus yielded superior clinical outcomes compared with bone marrow stimulation, even for lesions sized smaller than 100 mm
Ankle replacement, fusion yield similar clinical scores for patients with end-stage OA
Total ankle replacement and ankle fusion for patients with end-stage ankle osteoarthritis had similar clinical outcome scores at 52 weeks after surgery, according to published results.
Outcomes Similar for Total Ankle Replacement, Ankle Fusion in OA
For patients with end-stage ankle osteoarthritis, total ankle replacement (TAR) and ankle fusion (AF) have similar clinical scores and harms, according to a study published online Nov. 15 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.