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Orthopaedics

Plantar Plate Tears

March 11, 2020

A plantar plate tear is a strain or partial tear of the ligament under the metatarsal head or heads in the ball of the foot. It most commonly affects the 2nd metatarsophalangeal joint, but can affect all of them. The most common cause of this problem is the simple overuse of the liagment with things […]

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Do Bunion Correctors Actually Work?

October 12, 2019

Bunion correctors have been around for many years, but do they actually work? This question gets asked a lot in forums. Looking at the research evidence it appears that they do help a small amount and may help relive symptoms. However the amount they help is disproportional to the amount of marketing claims that get […]

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Efficacy of PRP in Regeneration of Bone and Healing of soft Tissue

May 18, 2012

Platelet Rich Plasma | Platelet Rich Plasma | Platelet Rich Plasma for plantar fasciitis | Platelet Rich Plasma for Musculoskeletal Conditions | Platelet-Rich Plasma for Achilles tendon pain

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Disorders of the Heel, Rearfoot, and Ankle

January 15, 2012

Disorders of the Heel, Rearfoot, and Ankle Editors: Chitranjan S. Ranawat, Rock G. Positano Hardback; 1999; 520 pages; This book on the rearfoot is the most comprehensive, in-depth review published on conditions of the rearfoot and ankle. Their are many  internationally recognized contributors that represent a wide variety of disciplines including orthopaedic surgery, rheumatology, podiatry, […]

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