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Foot and Ankle (Foot)

Fracture of the Heel Bone

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Foot & Ankle Fracture of the Heel Bone Fractures of the heel bone, or calcaneus, can be disabling injuries. They most often occur during high-energy collisions — such as a fall from height or a motor vehicle crash. Because of this, calcaneus fractures are often severe and...
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Achilles SutureBridge

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Foot & Ankle Achilles SutureBridge The Achilles SutureBridge is specifically a procedure that repairs Chronic Achilles calcific tendonitis. Inflammation of the Achilles tendon is a common problem for many athletes. Usually it resolves in 4-6 weeks. However, recurrent over...
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Surgery for Achilles Tendon Rupture

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Foot & Ankle Surgery for Achilles Tendon Rupture There are two types of surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon: In open surgery, the surgeon makes a single large incision in the back of the leg. In percutaneous surgery, the surgeon makes several small incisions rather...
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Debridement of the Achilles Tendon

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Foot & Ankle Debridement of the Achilles Tendon When the tendon has less than 50% damage, the goal of this operation is to remove the damaged part of the Achilles tendon. Once the unhealthy portion of the tendon has been removed, the remaining tendon is repaired with...
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Calcaneal Fracture Fixation

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Foot &Ankle Calcaneal Fracture Fixation Fractures of the heel bone, or calcaneus, can be disabling injuries. They most often occur during high-energy collisions — such as a fall from height or a motor vehicle crash. Because of this, calcaneus fractures are often severe and...
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Foot & Ankle Pain

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Foot & Ankle Foot & Ankle Pain Foot Pain Pain can affect any part of your foot, from your toes to your Achilles tendon at the back of your heel. There are many causes of foot pain, but most people describe symptoms of pain under the ball of the foot. The medical term for...
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Lateral Column Lengthening

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Foot & Ankle Lateral Column Lengthening In many adults, a low arch or a flatfoot is painless and causes no problems. However, a painful flatfoot can be a sign of a congenital abnormality or an injury to the muscles and tendons of the foot. Flat feet can even contribute to...
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Jones Fracture Fixation

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Foot & Ankle Jones Fracture Fixation A Jones Fracture is a stress fracture of the proximal shaft of the fifth metatarsal; a fracture that frequently heals with difficulty. Stress fractures frequently occur in the bones of the forefoot that extend from your toes to the middle...
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Fixation for LisFranc Injury

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Foot & Ankle Fixation for LisFranc Injury Have you ever dropped a heavy box on the top of your foot? Or accidentally stepped in a small hole and fallen, twisting your foot? These two common accidents can result in a Lisfranc fracture-dislocation of the midfoot. This fracture...
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Midfoot Fusion

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{rokbox title=|Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital – Arlington :: Midfoot Fusion| size=|600 400| text=|Video / Brochure|}images/stories/videos/Midfoot-Fusion.html{/rokbox} What it is? This surgical procedure is performed to help relieve pain in the foot and correct...
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