• What is overpronation?

    Overpronation is when the arch of the foot collapses excessively downward or inward. A doctor may call this ‘pes planus’ or ‘flexible flatfoot’. It is commonly known as flat feet.

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  • 3-D Printed Ankle Joints Help Patients Walk Again

    The advance is due to specialized computer aided design (CAD) software, allowing the team to provide a highly customized solution that is unique to each patient. Other procedures have not involved such refined design.

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  • The Syndesmosis Procedure Correction of Hallux Valgus Feet Associated With the Metatarsus Adductus Deformity

    Metatarsus adductus and hallux valgus are common foot deformities. Corrective surgery of hallux valgus feet with metatarsus adductus deformity can be challenging and experience a high deformity recurrence rate. The purpose of this study was to demonstrate if the syndesmosis procedure can correct such feet satisfactorily without osteotomies and arthrodesis.

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  • Open Ankle Arthrodesis: A Retrospective Analysis Comparing Different Fixation Methods

    A wide variation of surgical options, complications, and union rates are reported in the treatment of end-stage ankle arthritis. However, open ankle arthrodesis remains the golden standard for ankle arthritis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the union rate and complication rate as well as identify potential risk factors for different methods of fixation in patients with end-stage ankle arthritis of different etiology.

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  • The Anatomy of the Foot and Common Foot Problems

    Here's a brief overview of the structures of the foot and how they work together, plus a look at some common podiatric problems that sometimes result from normal wear and tear, overuse, or injury to the foot.

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