The suture endobutton group had a smaller difference in maximal dorsiflexion between the injured, noninjured side at follow-up.
Total ankle arthroplasty yielded superior preoperative and postoperative parameters of gait among patients with osteoarthritis, while greater improvements in parameters of gait were found among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to study results presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting.
Source: Podiatry Today
Swanson first introduced Silicone arthroplasty in 1968 as an interpositional single-stem, hemi-implant for the great toe.3 These implants were modeled after the silicone implants used in the hands and were designed to improve the Keller arthroplasty.
Patients with chronic plantar fasciitis can be effectively treated with local injection of platelet-rich plasma or corticosteroid, according to results.