Repairing Your Achilles Heel
Achilles injuries can slow you down until treated. But should you do surgery or simple immobilization?
Get back on your feet
Repair Your Ankle or Replace It?Arthritis in the ankle can cause severe pain, often leaving ankle fusion or replacementas the only treatment options. When facing this choice, it's important to know which option will best fit your long-term lifestyle.
The STAR of the ShowScandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR) substitutes a high-tech implant for an arthritic-damaged ankle joint, granting the patient a larger range of motion upon recovery.
Ortho Tip of the Month
Don’t let a fashion statement cripple foot and ankle health
Proper footwear is an easy way to avoid foot and ankle pain. Skip the high heels (ladies) and pinch-toed shoes (gentlemen) to give your feet plenty of room to avoid cramping and deforming.