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Category: Foot

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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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By John Kiel

Management of Toe Fractures

Management of Toe Fractures Introduction Toe fractures represent one of the most commonly encountered fracture patterns in the clinical setting…

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By John Kiel

A Review of Navicular Stress Fractures

A Review of Navicular Stress Fractures Introduction Navicular stress fractures are frequently encountered in athletes. First described by Town in…

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By Greg Rubin

Review on Peroneal Tendinopathy

Review on Peroneal Tendinopathy Peroneal tendonitis is a common source of lateral ankle pain that can be managed conservatively. Case…

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