Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure during which the internal structure of a joint is examined for diagnosis and treatment of problems inside the joint. Ankle Arthroscopy includes the diagnosis and treatment of ankle conditions.
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Bunion is a foot deformity that changes the shape of the foot causing the big toe to turn inward, towards the second toe leading to pain and inflammation. A bunion is caused by incorrect footwear, joint damage, arthritis, and genetic disposition.
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Ankle Joint Replacement
Ankle joint replacement surgery also known as total ankle arthroplasty is a surgical treatment option for patients bothered by pain and loss of range of motion of their ankle joint. Your doctor may recommend this procedure if conservative treatment options such as medications and injections have failed to alleviate your symptoms.
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Ankle Tenotomy is a procedure performed to lengthen muscle of your ankle. This procedure is usually performed to treat clubfoot in children. The procedure is carried out under local anesthesia.
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Treatment of Foot and Ankle Fracture
Foot consists of 26 bones which help in movement and carrying your body weight. Any injury or trauma causing a break in any of these bones is termed as foot fracture. Foot fracture can be treated with the medications, physical therapy, or surgical procedures based on the severity of the fractures.
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Treatment of Foot and Ankle Dislocation
Ankle is a hinge joint which connects the lower leg to the foot. When the normal positioning of the ankle is misplaced, it causes dislocation. Ankle dislocation is usually treated by relocating the ankle bones back to its place. An x-ray is usually used to determine the severity of the injury and the treatment options.
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Foot and Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
Ligaments are the fibrous connective tissue that connects the bones together in joints. Ligaments stretch in their limits allowing us to perform various activities such as bending and turning without hurting ourselves. However with forced stretch beyond their limits ligaments may tear.
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