It lifts a ballet dancer into relevé, absorbs the shock of a runner’s foot striking pavement, and allows a gymnast to stick that landing. Ankles ensure you take every sure-footed step. But what happens when it’s swollen or just bigger than you think it should be?
This study demonstrates that a pre-operative CT scan changes the surgical approach in 32.7% of cases and therefore we recommend use of CT scanning in this subset of ankle injuries.
People with common muscle and joint injuries should skip opioids and instead reach for over-the-counter pain relievers, new treatment guidelines suggest.
The vast majority of exercise bloggers are not qualified to give the advice they're giving, according to a University of Alberta study that suggests this lack of certification could contribute to misinformation and unhealthy behavior, especially since the pandemic has pushed many online for guidance with their fitness goals.
Risk factors for symptomatic venous thromboembolism following surgery for closed ankle fractures: A case-control study
The odds of symptomatic VTE within 6 months of ORIF increased with increasing age and BMI, but were lower with increasing comorbidity.