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By Greg Rubin

Review of Plantar Fibromas

Review of Plantar Fibromas Introduction Plantar fibromas are typically painless masses found on the plantar aspect of the foot (1).…

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By Andrew Schleihauf

Cuboid Stress Fractures

cuboid stress fractures introduction Though rare, an isolated cuboid stress fracture should be considered in a patient presenting with lateral…

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By John Kiel

Case Report: 5th Metatarsal Fracture

Case Report: 5th Metatarsal Fracture Case Introduction A 28 year-old otherwise healthy male presented to the emergency department with left…

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By Andrew Schleihauf

Overview of Gout

Overview of Gout introduction Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis and is caused by the presence of…

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By Greg Rubin

Review of Sesamoid Pain

Review on Sesamoid Pain Introduction The two sesamoid bones are found within the flexor hallucis brevis (1). There is a…

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By John Kiel

Common Toenail Injuries in Athletes

Common Toenail Injuries in Athletes Image 1. Demonstration of subungual hematoma trephination. Note the drop of blood after the procedure.…

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By John Kiel

Treatment Options for Plantar Fasciitis

Treatment Options for Plantar Fasciitis Introduction Plantar fasciitis, or more appropriately called fasciopathy in its more common chronic state, is…

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By Greg Rubin

Plantar Plate Tear of the Lesser Toes

Planter Plate Tears of the Lesser Toes Introduction The plantar plate is a type I collagen ligamentous structure that supports…

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By Andrew Schleihauf

Os trigonum syndrome

os trigonum syndrome introduction Os trigonum syndrome, sometimes called posterior ankle impingement syndrome (PAIS), is a potentially underrecognized condition and…

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By John Kiel

Chopart Complex Injuries

Chopart Complex Injuries Introduction The chopart joint refers to the articulation of the hindfoot and the midfoot. It is characterized…

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Iselins Disease
By Andrew Schleihauf

Iselin's Disease

iselin's disease introduction Iselin disease is traction apophysitis of the fifth metatarsal base and clinically presents with tenderness and pain…

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Management of Subungual Hematoma
By John Kiel

Subungual Hematoma Management

Management of Subungual Hematomas Introduction Subungual hematomas, sometimes referred to as a fingernail or toenail blister, occur following direct blunt…

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