11 Ways to Stay Active When You're in a Cast
Finding ways to remain physically active can be a challenge for people who suffer from serious injuries and find their movement temporarily restricted because they have to wear a cast on any part of the body after an injury, such as a broken bone.
Analysis of bone transport for ankle arthrodesis as a limb salvage procedure for the treatment of septic pilon fracture nonunion
Septic nonunion of the pilon region with ankle joint infection is challenging for orthopedic surgeons to treat and is associated with a high risk of limb loss. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of bone transport for ankle arthrodesis in salvaging the limp after septic ankle destruction of the pilon region.
Fat injections could treat foot pain in plantar fasciitis
A small study has found that injections of fat into the sole of the foot decrease pain and improve function.
79% of hamstring injuries involve biceps femoris: Here’s why
Rapid movements with high eccentric demands of the posterior thigh are likely the main cause of hamstring injury in professional male athletes, according to a new study.
Palmaris or hamstring tendon graft for UCL reconstruction?
According to a new systematic literature review, patients who receive palmaris grafts are slightly more likely to return to sport or return-to-same level than patients who had received hamstring tendon grafts.