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Ankle Arthritis and Replacement

The most common form of arthritis affecting the ankle is osteoarthritis. It can be caused by injury or by long-term wear and tear. Take a look at this condit...  
youtube.com
over 5 years ago
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CRYO Immediately Heals Sprained Ankle

When Coach Mike injured himself spraining his ankle before the Nike "Run a mile" event, he turned to a mix of localized CRYO sessions and NormaTec compression/decompression sessions to speed his recovery. We got him back on his feet with full force just in time for his marathon. Glad you feel better coach!  
Max Anderson
over 6 years ago
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Negative pressure wound therapy for treating leg ulcers | Cochrane

Leg ulcers are wounds that occur between the ankle and the knee as a result of poor blood flow in the legs. These wounds are relatively common often affecting older people. There are several different treatments for these ulcers and the underlying problems that cause them. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a treatment currently beng used for wounds including leg ulcers. NPWT involves the application to the wound of a dressing to which a machine is attached. The machine then applies a carefully controlled negative pressure (or vacuum), and sucks any wound and tissue fluid away from the treated area into a canister.  
cochrane.org
over 6 years ago
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Topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for acute musculoskeletal pain in adults | Cochrane

Acute musculoskeletal pain describes conditions like a sprained ankle or a muscle pull. These usually get better over two or three weeks without treatment, but can be very painful while they last.  
cochrane.org
over 6 years ago
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The foot and ankle in rheumatology | Arthritis Research UK

Philip Helliwell, Heidi Siddle, Anthony Redmond Foot and Ankle Studies in Rheumatology Group, Section of Musculoskeletal Disease, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds  
arthritisresearchuk.org
over 6 years ago
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Imaging Case of the Week 150 Answer

The left ankle x-rays, at the outset, look like a simple medial malleolar fracture with significant soft tissue swelling around the ankle. However, upon close inspection of the fracture, there is a serious injury pattern that necessitates an urgent orthopaedic referral from the ED.  
emergucate.com
over 6 years ago
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Imaging Case of the Week 150

The following left ankle x-rays are from a 52 year old who has experienced a twisting injury to her left ankle and is unable to weight-bear. What can be seen?  
emergucate.com
over 6 years ago