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First metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis for hallux valgus.
Arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint is a reliable operation in the treatment of selected cases of hallux valgus. It corrects deformity of hallux valgus and metatarsus primus varus, leading to good functional results with a low complication rate. It is a technique well suited to patien...
Treatment of recurring peroneal tendon subluxation in athletes: endoscopic repair of the retinaculum.
Traumatic peroneal tendon subluxation is a rare lesion that occurs most frequently during sporting activities and generally after an ankle sprain. There is consensus regarding the need for surgical stabilization in symptomatic patients, but there is also a general agreement that acute subluxation or...
Subtalar and Naviculocuneiform Fusion for Extended Breakdown of the Medial Arch
We summarize the medial column procedures for flatfoot deformity and present our surgical technique and results of 10 consecutive patients treated with this method at a minimum 1-year follow-up....
Hammertoes/Clawtoes: Metatarsophalangeal Joint Correction
The Lesser Toes
Rehabilitation of the Lower-Extremity War-Injured at the Center for the Intrepid
The Center for the Intrepid (CFI) is a unique facility among the three amputee care centers that comprise the Armed Forces Amputee Care Program. The mission of the CFI is threefold: (1) to provide the best possible patient care to the severely war-wounded, (2) to educate providers in the most a...
Use of Tourniquets and Their Effects on Limb Function in the Modern Combat Environment
Tourniquets have been called powerful lifesaving devices by some authors, whereas others say they cause more harm than good. Given recent emergency tourniquet developments in scientific design of devices, widespread user training, modern doctrine based on evidence, and thorough fielding to user...
Subtalar Arthroereisis in Pediatric Flatfoot Reconstruction
Pediatric and juvenile flatfoot is a common problem in childhood, present in one in nine children. The morphologic characteristics of this condition are heel valgus and flattening of the medial longitudinal arch. Other characteristics are usually observed, such as supination and abduction of th...