Complications and failure after total ankle replacement

There are many people who have had very successful ankle replacement surgeries. This article is to discuss what happens when ankle replacement surgeries are not that successful and is there anything that can be done? People who reach out to our office will share a similar story. They had an ankle replacement and they still

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Chronic Ankle Spain Treatments

In our practice we see many people with chronic ankle sprain reporting that surgery has been recommended as their only option. Why? Because chronic ankle instability is very common and unfortunately prone to re-injury or recurrent problems. Chronic Ankle Instability An estimated 40 percent of people who suffer from an ankle sprain will be left

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Different types of injections for ankle pain

In our practice we see many people with chronic ankle sprain who have a medical history including numerous ankle arthroscopic procedures. They will usually contact out office looking for options to their next surgery which would be an ankle fusion or a total ankle replacement. Why? Because chronic ankle instability is very common and unfortunately

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Systemic effects of cortisone injections including cartilage damage

There is a concern amongst doctors and patients as to the long-term use of corticosteroids in managing chronic back, neck, and joint pain. Cortisone injections can help many people, they can also provide potential harm to others. The debate over the detrimental effects of corticosteroids intensified during the COVID-19 surge as corticosteroids suppress immune response.

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Stem cell therapy and avascular necrosis in the ankle

In this article I will focus on the problem of avascular necrosis in the ankle, mainly the talus bone in the ankle, and to suggest if stem cell therapy may be an effective treatment in helping you avoid ankle replacement or ankle fusion surgery. Many people that contact me asking about their ankle pain tell

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