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Jones Fracture xray

Jones Fracture Repair

February 20, 2022 1:47 am Published by Comments Off on Jones Fracture Repair

Fractures of the 5th metatarsal are fairly common, specially in patients who have a foot deformity and active individuals. Most 5th metatarsal fractures heal on their own with protected weight bearing in surgical boot but there are some types that need surgical intervention. These type are dislocated fracture and a “Jones” type. This fracture occurs...

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Ankle Fracture Surgery

February 20, 2022 1:25 am Published by Comments Off on Ankle Fracture Surgery

Icy driveway and heels don’t mingle well. Here is a case of a fall resulting in a dislocated ankle fracture. Ankle fractures if not treated properly, can cause chronic ankle pain and arthritis of the ankle joint. This dislocated ankle joint was set in place in the emergency and surgery was performed within 5 days....

Weil Osteotomies xray

Weil Osteotomies Surgery

February 17, 2022 7:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Metatarsal osteotomies of the lesser toes ( Weil osteotomy) are common for foot and ankle surgeons. There is very little room for error with these types of procedures. These procedures are often performed in isolation due to conditions like metatarsalgia or hammertoes and sometimes with bunionectomies. However, if not done up correctly can cause significant...

raynaud's disease

Raynaud’s Disease Treatment

February 14, 2022 8:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This week like usual we had a wide variety of different conditions that we saw in our clinic. One condition that stood out the most was painful, dusky, bluish toes in young female patients. Every now and then you have to dig deep in your gray matter and figure out what you are faced with. ...

ultra mist treatment

Ultra Mist Treatment

February 14, 2022 6:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

74-year-old female smoker with new onset of chronic ulcerations of her bunion and her 2nd toe. The patient has a history of peripheral arterial disease patient was seen and treated with ultra mist therapy twice a week for 4 weeks and also wound care daily dressing by the patient with collagen care we dispensed in the...

Hammertoe correction

Hammertoe Correction

February 14, 2022 6:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

29 year old female being seen for painful right 5th toe.  The patient has some curvature and under riding with rubbing of her 4th toe. We offered conservative treatment which in this hammertoe condition is somewhat satisfactory of the patient is using on a regular basis however once the callus is removed and spacers are...

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