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  • Patients with most severe flatfoot deformity report most gains from corrective surgery

    SAN DIEGO — Preoperative patient-reported outcomes measure information system, known as PROMIS, scores are predictive of 2-year postoperative improvement in patients with flexible adult-acquired foot deformity, data presented showed.

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  • What to know about foot drop

    Foot drop is a walking condition that can occur due to stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), and other neurological disorders. Foot drop causes weakness or paralysis of the muscles that pull the foot towards the shin. It can cause walking difficulties and an uneven walking posture.

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  • Foot kinematics change over course of pregnancy

    The adaptations are assumed to be in response to the changing weight, posture and balance of the women at that stage. Understanding the changes could be used to help design footwear or physiotherapy to reduce pain caused by the attendant joint redistribution.

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  • How Do You Treat Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Fractures?

    There are 3 distinct fracture patterns that affect the base of the fifth metatarsal. Unfortunately, the terminology and descriptions of these injuries remain confusing in the orthopedic literature. Diagnostic clarity is critical as it dictates treatment recommendations and prognosis.

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  • Will an Ankle Arthroscopy and Removal of Bone Spurs Help Me?

    The advent of ankle arthroscopy has eliminated the need for open arthrotomy for a number of disorders ranging from loose bodies, soft tissue impingement, osteochondral lesions, and even some arthrodesis. The critical question in regard to the patient described above is to determine if the lesion is simple impingement or osteoarthritis.

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