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Subtalar Coalition in Pediatrics

April 18, 2015

Subtalar tarsal coalition is an autosomal dominant developmental maldeformation that affects between 2% and 13% of the population. The most common locations are between the calcaneus and navicular and between the talus and calcaneus.

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Osteotomies for the Flexible Adult Acquired Flatfoot Disorder

April 18, 2015

Flexible adult acquired flatfoot disorder is commonly treated with the use of osteotomies in the calcaneus and medial column. The combination of these joint-preserving osteotomies with additional soft-tissue procedures allows realignment of the hindfoot with the goal of preventing further deformity or degenerative joint disease.

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Understanding the Postoperative Course and Rehabilitation Protocol for Total Ankle Arthroplasty

April 15, 2015

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Subtalar Coalitions in the Adult

April 11, 2015

Tarsal coalitions, while relatively uncommon, are typically identified in adult patients during an evaluation for ankle instability, sinus tarsus pain, and/or pes planovalgus. The true incidence of tarsal coalition is unknown with estimates ranging from 1% to 12% of the overall population. The most common area of involvement of the subtalar joint is the middle facet, and heightened awareness should be present in adult patients with limited motion of the subtalar joint

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The Spectrum of Indications for Subtalar Joint Arthrodesis

April 11, 2015

The preferred surgical approaches to subtalar fusion are the sinus tarsi incision, the medial incision, and the extensile lateral approach. The choice of one over the other depends on the underlying pathology, previous surgeries, associated foot pathologies, soft tissue quality, and medical comorbidities. This article reports on several cases of subtalar joint fusion.

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Distraction Subtalar Arthrodesis

April 10, 2015

There is a high potential for disability following calcaneal fracture. This potential exists whether a patient is treated with conservative or operative management

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Thank You Reviewers From IJLEW

April 9, 2015

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Imaging of the Subtalar Joint

April 4, 2015

Imaging of the subtalar joint can be challenging because of its complex planar anatomy. This article reviews the anatomy and common anatomic variants as seen with different imaging techniques.

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Sports Related Foot and Ankle Injuries

April 1, 2015

This issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related foot and ankle injuries. A variety of topics from acute osseous and soft tissue injuries to overuse lower extremity injuries and rehabilitation are very well covered by our guest editor, Dr Langer, and invited authors. Special attention is emphasized in treating the competitive athlete as well as the physically active older individuals and aging athletes.

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April 1, 2015

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