Causes of Foot Pain and Treatment Options
The foot is a complex intersection of numerous muscles, bones, and ligaments that work together to enable you to stand and walk. Occasionally, an issue with one of these anatomical structures leads to pain and puts limitations on your daily function.
Avoiding Hip Replacement: How Stem Cells Can Treat Avascular Necrosis
A Yale Medicine orthopaedic surgeon has developed an innovative procedure that uses a patient’s own stem cells to treat a condition that can cause painful hip fractures.
Platelet-rich plasma, a biomaterial, for the treatment of anterior talofibular ligament in lateral ankle sprain
Because of the rising prevalence of anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) damage, there is a considerable interest in developing innovative techniques to improve the biological healing response of ATFL.
Jones Fracture of the Foot: Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery
Jones fractures are caused by sudden force on the outside of the foot when twisted, usually with the heel off the ground. This can occur from overuse, playing sports, dancing, or a slip-and-fall accident.
Which treatments can help with sinus tarsi syndrome?
Sinus tarsi syndrome refers to pain and swelling on the outside of the foot, just below the ankle joint. Noninvasive treatment methods can often help improve symptoms and allow a full recovery. However, in some cases, surgery may be necessary to resolve symptoms.
Stem Cells – Your Body`s Natural Healing Powerhouse
Have you ever wondered how your body can heal cuts, scrapes, and broken bones? The answer lies in stem cells. Stem cells can differentiate into specific functions, such as skin, muscle, and bone cells.
Osteochondral fragment fixation may yield better outcomes vs. bone marrow stimulation
Published results showed osteochondral fragment fixation for treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus yielded superior clinical outcomes compared with bone marrow stimulation, even for lesions sized smaller than 100 mm
What to know about os trigonum syndrome
The os trigonum is an accessory, or extra bone, that sometimes develops behind the ankle. It does not always cause symptoms, but when it causes pain, due to irritation and inflammation, a doctor will refer to this discomfort as os trigonum syndrome.
8 IT Band Stretches and Exercises to Help Relieve Outer Knee Pain
There’s nothing fun about that stabbing pain outside your knee caused by iliotibial band syndrome. The good news though? Doing IT band stretches and strengthening exercises can provide much-needed relief.
Recognizing and treating a high ankle sprain
A high ankle sprain is an injury that damages the ligaments connecting the leg bones to the talus or ankle bone and calcaneus or heel bone. It may also involve damage to the tendons and muscles that provide stability to the ankle.