Disorders of the Heel, Rearfoot, and Ankle

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, radiology, sports medicine, and physical medicine. They all develop everything from basic anatomy and physiology through to the diagnosis and the surgical and non-surgical management of a full range of clinical rearfoot conditions.

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List of Chapters:

Anatomy of the Heel, Rearfoot, and Ankle.
Imaging of the Hindfoot and Ankle.
Ultrasound Imaging of the Ankle and Rearfoot.
Rheumatology Laboratory Evaluation.
Electrodiagnosis in Heel and Foot Disorders.
The Ankle and Foot During Gait.
Edema and Foot Injuries: Pathophysiology and Differential Diagnosis.
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome.
Biomechanics of the Heel Pad and Plantar Aponeurosis.
Functional and Biomechanical Aspects of the Planar Fascia.
Heel Pain Syndrome.
Surgical Correction of Heel Spur and Plantar Fascia Tears.
Heel Pain in the Setting of Metabolic, Infiltrative, and Bone Disorders.
Heel Pain and Achilles Pain Associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies.
Heel and Hindfoot Pain in the Pediatric and Adolescent Patient.
Thrombophlebitis as a Cause of Heel andRearfoot Pain.
Knee Pathology and Pain Related to Rearfoot and Heel Dysfunction.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy – Complex Regional Pain Syndrome of the Ankle and Foot.
Treatment of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors of the Foot.
Stress Fractures of Rearfoot, Midfoot, Distal Tibia, and Fibula.
Calcaneal Fractures: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Classification.
Treatment of Calcaneal Fractures – Conservative and Surgical.
Ankle Sprain: Clinical Evaluation and Current Treatment Concepts.
Lateral Ankle Instability: An Overview.
The Chronically Unstable Ankle: More Than a Ligamentous Problem – Anatomical, Biomechanical, and Neurological Considerations.
Fractures of the Ankle.
Fractures of the Tibial Pilon: Classification, Diagnosis, and Treatment.
Chronic Compartment Syndromeand Shin Splint Syndrome. Peroneal Tendon Disorders.
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction.
Achilles Tendinitis.
Achilles Tendon Injuries.
Physical Therapy of the Ankle and Rearfoot Disorders.
Orthotic Therapy in the Treatment of Heel, Achilles Tendon, and Ankle Injuries.

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