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 […]