March 14, 2018

Ankle Cases – Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Dr. David Wasserstein Part 1: Part 2:
September 22, 2017

Osteochondritis Dissecans

Osteochondritis Dissecans Description(1)(2)(4): Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) is a common, yet poorly understood cause of knee pain in the pediatric and juvenile population as well as an adult form that can occur in […]
July 20, 2017

ACHILLES PARTIAL TEAR

            Note the definition of the outline of the left achilles, and lack there of and swelling on the one on the right, also less plantar flexion […]
August 18, 2014

TRAUMATIC PSEUDOANEURYSM/FALSE ANEURYSM OF PERONEAL ARTERY

Definition:   An injury to the intimal lining of the peroneal artery that can occur, although extremely rare, during an inversion and/or plantar flexion injury to the ankle1,2, 3,4.   The resultant injury […]
July 28, 2014

TARSAL COALITION

Definition: Tarsal coalition refers to the union two or more tarsal bones by osseous, fibrous or catilagenous connections.   The commonest forms of tarsal coalition are talocalcaneal and calcaneonavicular. (1-3) (1,2,3). There is […]
July 17, 2014

ACHILLES MID-PORTION TENDINOSIS

Description: Achilles tendinosis is classified by location: mid-portion/mid-substance Achilles tendionsis (2-6cm from insertion) and insertional achilles tendinosis (< 2cm from insertion).   Achilles tendinosis can also be acute or chronic.   The patient will […]
May 7, 2014

LISFRANC INJURIES

Lisfranc Injuries Description: The “Lisfranc joint complex” (see figure 1) describes the tarsometatarsal (TMT) articulation of the midfoot while the “Lisfranc joint” refers to the articulation between the first and second metatarsals […]
February 27, 2012

ANKLE FRACTURE

Ankle Fracture: 1,2,3 Description:  Use Ottawa Ankle rules8, classificiations Danis-Weber’s, Lauge-Hansen, and Potts.  Fractures can involve lateral malleolus, posterior malleolus, medial malleoulus. Weber’s Classification: Type A – Distal Syndesmosis to Tib/Fib Type B […]