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Calcaneal Fracture – Plantar Medial Tubercle
Calcaneal Fracture – Plantar Medial Tubercle

A unique fracture of the calcaneus not found within any fracture classification.Unique fracture of the calcaneus

I saw a unique fracture of the heel bone (calcaneus) this week that in 32 years of practice, I don’t believe I have ever seen before.  This fracture is not described in the most common fracture classifications, includi...

Fall Prevention - 5 simple steps to prevent falls
Fall Prevention - 5 simple steps to prevent falls

Every doctor who works with a geriatric population knows that when the falls begin, the geriatric patient is entering the final stages of his or her life. Falls in the geriatric population are difficult to heal for a number of reasons but can be prevented with some simple steps. This article outlines 5 steps that can be taken to prevent falls.

Bone Contusions | Are they really fractures?
Bone Contusions | Are they really fractures?

Are bone contusions really considered to be fractures? This article discusses the classification of bone contusions.

Calcaneal Stress Fracture | Differential diagnosis of heel pain
Calcaneal Stress Fracture | Differential diagnosis of heel pain

A stress fracture is a nondisplaced defect in a bone that occurs due to repetitive load or trauma. A calcaneal stress fracture (fracture of the heel bone) is most often the result of a sudden abrupt injury but can occur without a history of trauma.

How to avoid treadmill injuries
How to avoid treadmill injuries

Walking on a fixed surface is dramatically different from walking on a moving surface like a treadmill. This article explores treadmill injuries and how to prevent them.