Sports are a big part of Jeff Farland's life. In addition to a
nearly 30-year career in parks and recreation, including eight years as
Director of Leisure Facilities and Services for the city of Davenport,
Iowa, he enjoys his own athletic and recreational pursuits. So when hip
pain curtailed his activity, he sought a...
The term "ischemic foot" refers to a lack of adequate arterial blood flow from the heart to the foot. There are a wide variety of possible causes for poor arterial circulation into the foot including arterial blockage from cholesterol deposits, arterial blood clots, arterial spasm, or arterial injury.
Orthopaedic infections can be devastating. Disease-carrying bacteria, viruses and parasites that get into the body can destroy healthy tissue, multiply and spread through blood. Infection of skin and other soft tissue can lead to infection of bones (osteomyelitis) and joints (septic arthritis). Without prompt treatment, orthopaedic infections can become chronic....
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is due to compression of a nerve called the Posterior Tibial Nerve.The nerve passes into the foot from around the inside of the ankle just below the ankle bone. Just beyond this point, the nerve enters the foot by passing between a muscle and a bone in...
When excessive stress is placed upon the ball of the foot, a hairline break (fracture) of a long metatarsal bone may occur. This occurs most frequently to the second, third, or fourth metatarsal but can occur in any bone.
Halifax Health will present a live online same day partial knee
replacement surgery on Jun 30th at 7:00pm EDT. Richard Rhodes, MD, a
surgeon with Atlantic Orthopedics, will perform the procedure using the
Dr. Rhodes has been performing partial knee replacements for several
years and has completed more than 60 during the...
Lisfranc injuries occur at the midfoot, where a cluster of small bones forms an arch on top of the foot between the ankle and the toes. From this cluster, five long bones (metatarsals) extend to the toes. The second metatarsal also extends down into the row of small bones and...
The scaphoid is one of the small bones in the wrist. It is the wrist bone that is most likely to break. Contents - Anatomy
Nonunions, Avascular Necrosis, and Arthritis
Research on the Horizon
On Tuesday, September 11 at 10:30am EDT, world renowned
orthopaedic surgeon Henry H. Bohlman, MD, will perform a cervical laminoplasty
during a live webcast from University Hospitals Case Medical Center in
For patients with painfully restricted spinal canals in
their necks, this procedure immediately relieves pressure by creating more
space for the spinal cord...
Ulcerations are a result of a break down of the skin. Ulcerations are classified based upon their depth and their cause. Common ulcerations are due to diabetes, ischemia (poor circulation), and venous stasis (varicose veins).
Fractures of the hand can occur in either the small bones of the fingers (phalanges) or the long bones (metacarpals). They can result from a twisting injury, a fall, a crush injury, or direct contact in sports.
From leading impact orthopaedic journals, to orthopaedic websites you follow, you can browse, read, and share favorite orthopaedic content, presented in a streamlined format and delivered to you -.ORTHOREADER.