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Archive for February 2017

what do you know about Cheilectomy ?

A Cheilectomy is a foot operation to remove bone spurs of the big toe joint for the treatment of big toe joint arthritis (hallux rigidus). The arthritic bone spurs generally develop on the top of the big toe joint, which ultimately limit motion and cause pain. Removing bone spurs with cheilectomy is considered a simple…

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Foot Problems that grounds to Bunions

Bunions are not just big toe joint problems. While bunions can a problem by themselves, they can also cause other foot issues that can be as or more problematic than the bunion itself. A bunion is a knobby boney prominence on inside of the big toe, which is due to abnormal positioning of the bones.…

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Classifications of 5th Metatarsal Fractures

Several types of fractures occur to fifth metatarsal bone of the foot, which can create confusion for patients trying understand what is the best treatment and if fifth metatarsal fracture surgery is necessary. The fifth metatarsal bone is the outermost metatarsal bone of the foot. This bone is shaped slightly different than the other metatarsal…

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