Type of Surgery
Foot and ankle surgeries may call for excisions of unwanted tissue, reconstruction of deformed structures, or insertion of new tissue. A combination of these procedures can be used to address painful bunions, inflamed joints, and other musculoskeletal defects that impede movement.
Introduction to Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot and ankle surgeons do their best to keep us walking, running, and moving around with ease.Â The foot and ankle are interconnected with other...
Finding a Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Foot and ankle surgeries are not quite like every other type of orthopedic surgery.Â What you really want is not a generalized orthopedic surgeon...
What to Expect on the Day of Surgery
Surgery can be somewhat frightening even for the bravest among us. You are only partially clothed, everywhere you look people are dressed in masks...
Arthroscopic surgery to relieve symptoms from osteoarthritis of the knee, a widely practiced procedure, proves no better than medicine and physical therapy alone at two years, new research shows.
From Mitchell Sheinkop, MD, Neurologic & Orthopedic Hospital of Chicago
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