Recognition and management of acute neuropathic (Charcot) arthropathies of the foot and ankle.

@article{Sinacore1999RecognitionAM,
  title={Recognition and management of acute neuropathic (Charcot) arthropathies of the foot and ankle.},
  author={David R. Sinacore and N C Withrington},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={1999},
  volume={29 12},
  pages={736-46}
}
STUDY DESIGN Review of selected literature describing the outcomes related to the management of acute Charcot foot arthropathies in patients with diabetes mellitus. OBJECTIVE To familiarize the rehabilitation specialist with the general principles of nonsurgical management for patients with acute neuropathic arthropathies of the foot and ankle. BACKGROUND Neuropathic (Charcot) arthropathy of the foot or ankle is the most destructive and disabling chronic complication of all diabetic foot… CONTINUE READING

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