Thursday, June 27, 2024

#TBT #trauma case

 #TBT some good ole fashioned #trauma case. patient unable to walk due to the contracture of the foot and ankle in varus. #ilizarov method and teamwork with #orthopedics to remove their rod in the leg with specific timing allowed for healing of a nonunion of the tibia as well as deformity correction. a 90 degrees foot to the ankle is a dream to achieve in these corrections. @footlegcenter

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Arthroscopic Ankle fusion


Arthroscopic Ankle fusion in our older population, pain-free ambulation after 8 weeks. When open ankle fusion or ankle implants are not even an option. @footlegcenter

Living with Ankle Arthritis? Discover the Benefits of Ankle Fusion!

Are you or someone you know struggling with the pain and limitations of ankle arthritis? You're not alone, and there's hope on the horizon! 🦶✨

🦶 What is Ankle Arthritis?

Ankle arthritis occurs when the cartilage in the ankle joint wears down, causing pain, swelling, and difficulty in movement. This can make everyday activities challenging and reduce your quality of life. 😔

🦶What is Ankle Fusion?

Ankle fusion, or arthrodesis, is a surgical procedure that involves fusing the bones of the ankle joint together. This helps eliminate pain by stopping the movement of the joint, providing a stable and strong foundation. 

Benefits of Ankle Fusion:

1. Pain Relief: Say goodbye to chronic pain! Ankle fusion can significantly reduce or eliminate pain, allowing you to enjoy life again. 

2. Improved Mobility: With a stable and strong ankle, you'll find it easier to walk, stand, and engage in daily activities. 

3. Increased Functionality: Regain the ability to perform tasks that were once difficult or impossible. 

4. Long-Lasting Results: Ankle fusion offers a durable solution, often lasting a lifetime without the need for further surgery. 

Is Ankle Fusion Right for You?

Consult with an orthopedic specialist to discuss your symptoms and explore if ankle fusion is the best option for your specific condition. Personalized medical advice is crucial! 🩺

We're here to help you step forward with confidence.

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