Foot and Ankle Specialist

Entrapment of the Superficial Peroneal Nerve Following a Distal Fibula Fracture

April 4, 2016

Although peripheral nerve injury may result from fractures involving the long bones, bony entrapment of peripheral nerves is infrequently encountered. This report demonstrates a rare case of superficial peroneal nerve entrapment between 2 fracture ends of the distal fibula following a closed ankle fracture resulting from a supination-external rotation mechanism. Levels of Evidence: Therapeutic, Level IV: Case report

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Contrast Therapy and Heat Therapy in Subacute Stage of Grade I and II Lateral Ankle Sprains

April 1, 2016

Objective . This study was conducted to determine the most effective thermal modality; heat or contrast therapy—in reducing pain, reducing swelling, and increasing range of movement (ROM) of the grade I and II lateral ankle sprain in the prechronic stage of the subacute phase. Design

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The Dynamicity of Steenbeek Foot Abduction Brace for Clubfoot in Dorsiflexion and Pronation: A Pilot Study

April 1, 2016

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Analysis of Total Ankle Arthroplasty Survival in the United States Using Multiple State Databases

March 23, 2016

The aim of this study was to evaluate survivorship and risk factors for failure of total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) in the United States using large statewide, multipayer databases of inpatient discharges. TAA patients from 2005 to 2009 were identified from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project databases for 5 states (California, Florida, Nebraska, North Carolina, and Utah) and the New York Department of Health Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System database.

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