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Comparison of Custom and Prefabricated Orthoses in the Initial Treatment of Proximal Plantar Fasciitis
Fifteen centers for orthopaedic treatment of the foot and ankle participated in a prospective randomized trial to compare several nonoperative treatments for proximal plantar fasciitis (heel painExpand
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Prospective Controlled Trial of STAR Total Ankle Replacement versus Ankle Fusion: Initial Results
Background: Mobile-bearing ankle replacements have become popular outside of the United States over the past two decades. The goal of the present study was to perform a prospective evaluation of theExpand
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First Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis: A Clinical, Pedobarographic and Gait Analysis Study
This study investigated the results of first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) arthrodesis in terms of clinical outcome measures, plantar pressure distribution, and gait patterns. Ten feet in nine patientsExpand
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Peroneus Brevis Tendon Tears: Pathophysiology, Surgical Reconstruction, and Clinical Results
Chronic peroneus brevis tendon tears are frequently overlooked or misdiagnosed. They are a more common problem than previously noted. Twenty patients were reviewed in the largest clinical series ofExpand
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Changes in gait following the Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement.
BACKGROUND There is a resurgence of popularity with regard to total ankle arthroplasty, although there are limited data documenting the effect of total ankle arthroplasty on ankle joint motion, gait,Expand
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Salvage First MTP Arthrodesis Utilizing ICBG: Clinical Evaluation and Outcome
Twelve patients (12 feet) underwent salvage first metatarsalphalangeal (MTP) arthrodesis with structural, interposition autologous iliac crest bone graft (ICBG). Eight patients had a bony defectExpand
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Clinical Results of Harvesting Autogenous Cancellous Graft From the Ipsilateral Proximal Tibia for Use in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Introduction: The harvesting of autogenous cancellous bone graft has many uses in foot and ankle surgery. The most common referenced donor sites are the iliac crest, distal tibia, and calcaneus.Expand
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Comparison of Gait After Total Ankle Arthroplasty and Ankle Arthrodesis
Background: Prior studies reported improved gait after total ankle arthroplasty and better parameters of gait than those reported in earlier studies of patients after ankle arthrodesis. However,Expand
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Hindfoot Motion Following STAR Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Background: One of the rationales for total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) is that it may retard the changes of hypermobility and accelerated arthritis in the hindfoot after ankle arthrodesis. UntilExpand
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Single-Stage Flexor Tendon Transfer for the Treatment of Severe Concomitant Peroneus Longus and Brevis Tendon Tears
Background: Although peroneal tendon injuries are a common cause of lateral ankle pain, there is a paucity of literature specifically addressing the treatment of severe concomitant peroneus longusExpand
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