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  • Simple Talectomy is a Beneficial Surgical Procedure for Talipes Equinovarus and Other Severe Neuromuscular Foot Deformities

    Non-invasive techniques are gold standard to redress Severe Neuromuscular Foot Deformity (SNFD). However, simple talectomy may be considered to obtain a stable, plantigrade, pain-free foot. We present a 10-year follow-up accessing radiological correction rates, functional outcomes, complications, and patient satisfaction.

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  • Healing heel pain: Researchers explore the use of local vibration in plantar fasciitis treatment

    Plantar fasciitis (PF) is a common musculoskeletal, inflammatory condition, characterized by severe pain in the heel of the foot, to the extent that it limits day-to-day activities. The plantar fascia ligament, a fibrous connective tissue, supports the arch of the foot and functions as a shock absorber, similar to modern-day car suspension systems.

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  • Ligaments of the Ankle Joint

    The ankle joint is medically known as the talocrural joint. Three bones make up this joint; the tibia, fibula, and talus.1 The weight of the body is transmitted from the tibia to the talus which distributes the weight anteriorly and posteriorly within the foot.

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  • Pain on Top of Foot: Treatment Based on Cause

    Pain on the top of the foot can occur from injury or as a side effect of a medical condition. You may also experience swelling, numbness, tingling, or burning—depending on the cause of your foot pain. Conditions such as osteoarthritis, extensor tendonitis, and gout can cause pain on the top of the foot.

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  • Symptoms and Causes of Arthritis in the Toes

    Arthritis in the toes is chronic inflammation of the joints in the forefoot. The joint most often affected is the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, which connects the big toe to the rest of the foot. Symptoms of toe arthritis are similar to those of arthritis that affects other joints: tenderness, swelling, stiffness, and pain.

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