Foot and Ankle Clinics

Minimally Invasive Arthrodesis of 1st Metatarsophalangeal Joint for Hallux Rigidus

May 24, 2016

First metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis plays a significant role in the management of symptomatic hallux rigidus/osteoarthritis of the 1st metatarsophalangeal joint.

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Cheilectomy for Hallux Rigidus

May 24, 2016

Hallux rigidus is a degenerative condition leading to arthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. Cheilectomy is a surgical procedure that is used in the treatment of hallux rigidus

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Controversies and Trends in United Kingdom Bunion Surgery

April 6, 2016

Current practice and controversies in UK bunion surgery are discussed.

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Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Treatment of the Foot and Ankle

April 5, 2016

Foot and ankle abnormalities are common in Singapore because of the compulsory conscription, the slipper-wearing culture, and the promotion of healthy living through exercise. The rapidly aging population, lack of elite sportsmen, and social and cultural norms pose unique challenges to foot and ankle surgery

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Current Swiss Techniques in Management of Lisfranc Injuries of the Foot

April 5, 2016

The outcome after Lisfranc injuries correlates with anatomic and stable reduction. The best surgical treatment, particularly for the ligamentous Lisfranc injuries, remains controversial. Recent publications suggest that the ligamentous injuries may benefit from primary partial Lisfranc arthrodesis.

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Foot and Ankle Injuries in Professional Soccer Players

April 2, 2016

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world. It has undergone many changes in recent years, mainly because of increased physical demands, and this has led to an increased injury risk. Direct contact accounts for half of all injuries in both indoor and outdoor soccer and ankle sprains are the most common foot and ankle injury

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Recent Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery in Mainland China

March 31, 2016

Foot and ankle physicians in China encounter quite a large amount of severe and complex deformities. The main cause of severe ankle and foot deformity is trauma, while the other causes may be neuromuscular diseases, improper reduction and fixation and so on. Staged procedure may sometimes be a safer way to correct deformities in the presence of severe soft tissue contracture

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What’s New in Severe Deformity Correction

March 31, 2016

Foot deformities are found in several neurologic conditions, most typically, but not exclusively, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Posttraumatic deformities and undercorrection or overcorrection of congenital talipes equinovarus are also encountered.

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Joint-Sparing Corrections of Malunited Chopart Joint Injuries

March 1, 2016

Treatment of malunion and nonunion at the Chopart joint aims at axial realignment of the midfoot to the hindfoot and restoration of the normal relationship of the lateral and medial columns of the foot.

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Secondary Reconstruction for Malunions and Nonunions of the Talar Body

March 1, 2016

Malunions and nonunions after central or peripheral fractures of the talar body frequently lead to pain and disability.

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