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  • Bunions and Hallux Rigidus

    Introduction A bunion, or hallux valgus, is a condition that affects the joint at the base of the big toe. The bunion actually refers to the bump that grows on the side of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint

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  • Osteoarthritis of the Ankle

    The ankle joint is a commonly injured joint in the body. While ankle fractures and ankle sprains heal pretty well, they can lead to problems much later in life. This is due to the wear and tear that occurs for years after the injury.

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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments of Rheumatoid Foot and Ankle

    Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, affecting about two to three million Americans. Rheumatoid arthritis is a symmetric disease, meaning that it will usually involve the same joints on both sides of the body

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  • Potential Complications Following Ankle Replacement Surgery

    Most surgeons will recommend that you remain on crutches or a walker for 10-12 weeks following the replacement of the ankle with an artificial ankle joint. X-rays will be taken several times after your surgery to make sure that the artificial joint has not

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  • A Patient’s Guide to Foot Anatomy

    The important structures of the foot can be divided into several categories. These include Bones and joints, Ligaments and tendons, Muscles, Nerves and Blood Vessels. Bones and Joints The skeleton of the foot begins with the talus, or anklebone,

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