The medial malleolus is the bony bump on the inner side of the ankle. Fractures of the medial malleolus are relatively uncommon and usually occur as part of a more complex pattern of ankle fractures. This article explains what medial malleolus fractures are, as well as their symptoms and causes. It also addresses treatment options and their potential complications.
Many patients who undergo surgery to correct a collapsing foot share the question: Will I be able to get back to doing the things I love? A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City provides attainable goals for return to sports and related physical activities for patients who have undergone procedures to correct progressive collapsing foot deformity (PCFD), a severe musculoskeletal pathology that can drastically inhibit a patient's daily function.
Your feet are vital shock absorbers. The bottom of your foot strikes the ground with every step. When it hurts, the pain can really disrupt your life.
Cast immobilization with prolonged non-weight-bearing has traditionally been used to manage patients with a first-time acute Achilles tendon rupture.
Cartilage is an important component of healthy joints. In osteoarthritis, your cartilage becomes damaged or wears away.