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My request to the AAOS by jodigirl Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 6:34pm I submitted a request to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons that a member or fellow file a grievance against Chris Dangles, M.D. As a member of the public, I cannot file a grievance. Here is my letter (warning - long): 17 July 2008 VIA FACSIMILE [847.823.8125]VIA FACSIMILE [202.546.5051] AAOS Headquarters ... Read on »
Finally Started - Bilateral Hip & Femoral Osteotomies by Susan Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Apr 2010 11:28am Our check in time was 8:45 but it was 10:30 by the time they got started. I was able to go back into the OR with her like we've done the past 2 times. It is easier on her that way, no tears or pre-sedation required. She has become more attached to her lamby, so we brought it for her to take back with her. She gave it lots of hugs and kisses durin ... Read on »
Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Thu 08 Apr 2010 12:26pm One of the most common injuries that occurs among running and jumping athletes... Medial tibial stress syndrome also been called "shin splints" is the most common injury in the legs of active individuals. Females are more commonly affected, along with 22 percent of all injuries in aerobic dancers. Anyone participating in running or jumping aci ... Read on »
Foot Pain, Arch Supports and the Elusive Diagnosis…”Posterior Tibial Tenosynovitis” by Amy H. Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 4:23pm This is a post about my struggle and healing from foot pain, which turned out to be a different kind of repetitive stress injury: posterior tibial tenosynovitis. Scroll to the bottom if you’re looking for a list of good brands for arch support and good shoes. (Or you can read the full version for all the juicy details on the different treatmen ... Read on »
POSTERIOR TIBIAL TENDONITIS by Amy T. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 2:59am That's the verdict. Which if you read about, you will realize (probably faster than I did) that it's not really a KNEE problem after all. It's a foot problem. Weird how those things have a way of telling you right? I started to draw you a picture of how foot problems can cause knee pain, but well, when I drew the foot, and then ... Read on »
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm PTTD, or posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, is the compromise of the posterior tibial tendon and a complex group of ligamentous structures which support the arch, resulting in severe foot collapse. The posterior tibial tendon has been thought to be the main structure supporting the arch. In the past, the blame for an acquired flatfoot rested ... Read on »
Arch Collapse Stresses the Plantar Fascia and Posterior Tibial Tendons by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Sun 06 Dec 2009 1:27pm Arch collapse which accompanies overpronation and flatfeet places excess stress on the posterior tibial tendon and the plantar fascia. When these structures are overstressed, they develop microtears and become inflamed. Conditions such as posterior tibial tendonitis/ tendon dysfunction and plantar fasciitis can develop. Read on »
Diagrams of Navicular Resection: Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Tue 23 Mar 2010 8:20am Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (also termed adult acquired flatfoot) is the result of repetitive stress and injury to the main tendon supporting the arch. Initially, the tendon may become inflamed, but the condition is characterized by degeneration and weakness of the tendon and is associated with arch collapse. There are many conservative t ... Read on »
Medial Tibial Stress Syndome by Blair R. Posted Mon 05 Dec 2011 1:24pm You know those days where you’re desperate to find anything to do other than study? Today is one of those days. By making a conscious effort to avoid all things related to final exams I made significant progress though Hal Higdon’s book, Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide. It’s so addictive! (<– As an aside, my biggest pet peeve is when ... Read on »
High-Risk Stress Fractures: How to Treat them Properly by runnersconnect Posted Thu 18 Apr 2013 6:00am While every runner dreads getting a stress fracture, not all are aware that stress fractures range in their seriousness. Stress fractures , tiny cracks in the surface of your bone due to overuse and excessive forces on your body, vary in both location and severity. Because the forces from running are distributed unevenly throughout you ... Read on »