Foot and Ankle Specialist

Understanding the Basics of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction and the Associated Flatfoot: Conservative and Surgical Thoughts

January 14, 2015

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Ankle Arthrodesis After Failed Total Ankle Replacement: A Systematic Review of the Literature

January 5, 2015

Purpose: As the number of total ankle replacements (TARs) performed has risen, so has the need for revision. The purpose of this investigation was to perform a systematic review of clinical outcomes following a salvage ankle arthrodesis from a failed TAR to identify patient- and technique-specific prognostic factors and to determine the clinical outcomes and complications following an ankle arthrodesis for a failed TAR

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The Use of Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane in the Clinical Setting for Lower Extremity Repair

January 1, 2015

Foot and ankle specialists treat an array of conditions related to the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. Their area of expertise may encompass many clinical realms, such as wound care, sports medicine, diabetic care, surgery, and pediatrics. Human amniotic membrane composed of both amnion and chorion has been identified as a potent facilitator of tissue repair in a variety of clinical situations

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Septic Ankle With Purulence Tracking Up the Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendon Sheath Leading to Deep Venous Thrombosis/Pulmonary Embolism and Compartment…

December 30, 2014

The differential diagnosis for lower extremity swelling and ankle pain is broad and can have overlapping and related diagnoses. If there is concern for more than one diagnosis, the practitioner should perform a thorough physical examination, order the appropriate studies, and perform the correct procedures to completely diagnose and treat the patient

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Schwannomatosis on a Single Foot: A Case Report

December 29, 2014

Schwannomatosis has been recently recognized as the third major type of neurofibromatosis. It causes multiple schwannomas without the vestibular tumors that are diagnostic of neurofibromatosis type 2

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The Posterior Medial Blind Spot of the Distal Tibia: Implications for Surgical Fixation

December 24, 2014

The distal tibial blind spot represents an area where improperly measured long screws may pose a risk to surrounding anatomic structures and is not well visualized on AP, mortise, and lateral radiographs.

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Soft Tissue Fixation With a Cortical Button and Interference Screw: A Novel Technique in Foot and Ankle Surgery

December 22, 2014

Tendon transfers are commonly performed procedures in the foot and ankle. They have been described for multiple tendons and a myriad of pathologies

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