How a Jones Fracture Can Ruin a Sunday Afternoon

Is a Jones fracture a special kind of foot fracture and can it be treated without surgery? Do you dedicate a good part of your weekends to either being in the stands of your favorite football, basketball or other sports team or wearing your exorbitantly expensive official jersey while watching with friends from the comfort…

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Why You Might Need Foot Revision Surgery

What are some of the reasons that might make foot revision surgery necessary? No one likes having surgery. Well, some people who appear to go way overboard with multiple types of cosmetic procedures might fall in a special category when it comes to that, but, in general, most of us avoid surgery unless it is…

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Hammertoes: Causes and Treatment

If my mother and grandmother both have hammertoes, does that mean I will get them too? Is there anything more fun than planning a spa day with friends? Or just getting together for manicures and pedicures at your favorite salon? It’s important to make time to relax and be pampered once in a while and…

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Platelet-Rich Plasma for Achilles Tendon Injury

Can platelet-rich plasma be used to treat an Achilles tendon injury? The Achilles tendon, which runs down the back of the leg to the heel, is the largest tendon in the body. Pretty much every movement we make with our lower body, including walking, running, dancing, turning, jumping, going up stairs, even just standing up,…

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Ankle Arthroplasty or Ankle Fusion?

What determines whether ankle replacement surgery or ankle fusion is better? Currently, in the U.S., arthritis is the number one cause of disability, affecting more than 15 percent of the total population. As we age, we actually start looking for it in stiff finger joints and twinges in knee and hip joints. Joint replacement surgeries…

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