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Foot Drop - injury to the common peroneal nerve

Foot drop – trauma and treatmentCommon peroneal nerve

Contusion of the common peroneal nerve resulting in foot drop

I saw an interesting case of post-trauma foot drop (peroneal palsy) this week. The patient was a 24 y/o female who described falling against her car and hitting her right leg on the license plate. She ...

Adjacent segment disease secondary to correction of Charcot deformities

Charcot joint treatment pearls..

In my blog post last week, I discussed how fusion of one joint increases load to adjacent joints resulting in early onset of pain and arthritis.  This accelerated deformation of the joint is called adjacent segment disease.  Speaking of adjacent segment disease…

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Adjacent segment disease post bunionectomy

To fuse or not to fuse – that is the bunionectomyAustin bunionectomy

Adjacent segment pathology following bunionectomy procedures

Foot and ankle surgeons use a number of fusion techniques to treat forefoot pathology.  Fusion of the great toe joint is commonly used to treat acquired hallux valgus (bunion).  The Lapid...

Lisfranc’s fracture and fixation questions

Lisfranc fractures - what is the most appropriate time to Closed reduction Lisfranc fractureremove the fixation?

Most foot and ankle surgeons will agree that there’s a need to remove fixation, particularly screw fixation, prior to failure of the fixation by weight bearing. Once broken, internal fixation is almost impossible to remo...

Anticoagulation therapy and foot surgery – how do you safely discontinue anticoagulation treatment?

How risky is it to stop Coumadin prior to elective foot surgery?erythrocytes

Anticoagulation therapy is used for a number of conditions including atrial fibrillation, history of deep vein thrombosis, cardiac and vascular implants and in cases of clotting disorders that result in thrombocytosis (elevated platel...