Is Early Weight-Bearing Appropriate After Surgery for Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy?
In a prospective comparative study, Arunakul et al evaluated outcomes of a conventional versus an accelerated postoperative protocol in 2 groups of patients with insertional Achilles tendinopathy who were undergoing open Achilles tendon debridement, Haglund’s resection, and reattachment of the Achilles.
What it means if you have heel pain when walking
The exact prevalence of foot pain is hard to pinpoint due to the wide range of pain types and intensity, experts agree it affects more than one in 10 people worldwide. Three types of heel pain make up most of foot pain complaints.
Swollen feet and ankles: Treatments to try
Have you ever looked down at your ankles and feet and barely recognized them as your own because of swelling? It happens, whether it’s from long days on your feet, hours of travel, surgery or pregnancy.
Treatment of navicular stress fractures with an algorithmic approach
Navicular stress fractures are becoming increasingly more common. There is no universal consensus on treatment. We provide an algorithm that we feel will be useful in determining treatment.
Achilles tendon injures are rising - Here's how to spot them
Achilles tendon injuries have skyrocketed in the United States this year, researchers report.