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Metastatic Spine Care

Metastatic Spine Care

A newly published algorithm helps coordinate the multidisciplinary care needed to help patients with spinal metastases live longer with less pain and better quality of life,...

Lateral foot pain: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Lateral foot pain: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Lateral foot pain can cause a variety of symptoms, most of which depend on which part of the foot is affected. Lateral foot pain can have many causes. Most of them arise from...

Easy Treatments Help Relieve the Pain of Achilles Tendonitis

Easy Treatments Help Relieve the Pain of Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis (Tendinitis) is a common injury in runners and other athletes who play sports that requires lots of running mileage, particularly stop and starts run often...

Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes of Metatarsophalangeal Hemiarthroplasty

Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes of Metatarsophalangeal Hemiarthroplasty

Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes of Metatarsophalangeal Hemiarthroplasty: A Review of 12 Consecutive Cases Florian Wanivenhaus, MD; Jacqueline Fust, MD; Matthias Erschbamer, MD,...

Surgeon Touts Benefits of Molybdenum-Rhenium in Spinal Applications

Surgeon Touts Benefits of Molybdenum-Rhenium in Spinal Applications

Kornelis Poelstra, M.D., Ph.D., believes that new materials will bring the next wave of innovation in spine. His belief spurred him to send FDA a letter asking for a list of...

About Hip Replacement

About Hip Replacement

In order to understand hip replacement it helps to first understand the hip joint itself, the types of hip replacement surgery, and a little about the hip replacement implants...

Partial Knee Replacement Implants

Partial Knee Replacement Implants

Partial knee replacement (PKR) or resurfacing is necessitated when the arthritic damage to the joint is confined to one, two, or even three compartments of your knee: (1)...

NewsScope: January 12, 2018

NewsScope: January 12, 2018

An American College of Surgeons (ACS)-led coalition of 20 surgical organizations sent a letter January 10 to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) expressing concern...

How To Safely Use Crutches

How To Safely Use Crutches

If you suffer a foot fracture or undergo an operation on your ankle, you may need to be non-weight bearing or limited-weight bearing for some time. Casts and walking boots can...

Things You Should Know About A Painful Pinky Toe

Things You Should Know About A Painful Pinky Toe

Although it’s the littlest of your five toes, your pinky toe can become quite painful if something goes wrong in the area. Since it’s the toe furthest on the outside of your...

Why Is My Toe Blue?

Why Is My Toe Blue?

Does one or more of your toes have a bluish hue to it? This may not be all that concerning if you’re dealing with blue and purple discoloration a few days after stubbing your...

Why Are My Ankles Turned Inward?

Why Are My Ankles Turned Inward?

Our feet, like the rest of our body, can slowly wear down as we get older. Due to repetitive motion, years of gradual stress and gait imbalances that are reinforced with every...