Early weight-bearing at 2 weeks versus 6 weeks after open reduction and internal fixation of ankle fractures shows significant improvement in general health outcomes without increased complications.
Many active people experience shin splints, a type of injury caused by overuse and stress. Foot and ankle stretches can help improve movement, which may help prevent shin splints.
Your child comes home from a game, practice or the playground and is limping and complaining about ankle pain. Could something be sprained, strained or —even worse — broken?
A new surgical tendon fixation system that not only re-attaches damaged tissues but also facilitates healing as it is absorbed by the body has been granted 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration