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  • Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture: A Review of the Current Best Practice Advice
  • 2015-08-31  
  • Gait Improvements Following Combined Ankle and Subtalar Joint Fusion
  • 2015-05-19  
  • Review of Management for Nerve Entrapment Issues in the Foot and Ankle
  • 2015-03-25  
  • How effective are dynamic compression therapies at reducing ankle edema compared to the standard treatment of elevation and ice?
  • 2014-12-22  
  • Treatment Options For Posterior Heel Pain From Repetitive Overuse Injury
  • 2014-11-25  
  • Total Ankle Replacements Offer a Good Solution to Ankle Arthritis
  • 2014-10-15  
  • Percutaneous Drilling for Osteonecrosis of the Ankle
  • 2014-09-25  
  • Common Causes and Treatment of Heel Pain
  • 2014-09-25  
  • Results of MOBILITY Ankle Replacement
  • 2014-09-25  
  • Are you at risk for osteonecrosis or arthritis following a talar neck fracture?
  • 2014-06-18  
  • Ankle Syndesmotic Injuries
  • 2014-05-13  
  • Does Hyaluronic Acid Really Help Painful Ankle Arthritis?
  • 2013-06-12  
  • Management of Ankle Fractures in Children
  • 2013-05-29  
  • Causes of Ankle Fracture After Ankle Replacement
  • 2013-05-29  
  • High Patient Satisfaction with Ankle Replacement Despite Poor Results
  • 2013-05-21  
  • Microfracture for the Ankle: Taking a Step Back to Look at Results
  • 2013-04-24  
  • Comparing Ankle Fusion Techniques
  • 2013-02-13  
  • The Advantage of Conservative Care for Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • 2013-01-17  
  • Understanding End-Stage Ankle Arthritis
  • 2012-05-31  
  • Return to Sports After Osteochondral Autologous Transplantation of the Ankle
  • 2012-05-17  
  • Surgeons Try Hyaluronic Acid Injection for Ankle Osteoarthritis
  • 2012-02-29  
  • How Do Patients Rate Ankle Replacements?
  • 2012-02-29  
  • Understanding the Frozen Ankle
  • 2011-11-30  
  • Getting Better Results with Ankle Joint Replacements
  • 2011-11-17  
  • Should Athletes Wear Ankle Brace to Prevent Sprains?
  • 2011-10-17  
  • Treatment Alternative to Surgery for Ankle Arthritis
  • 2011-10-12  
  • Taking a Step Back to Look at Ankle Joint Replacements
  • 2011-08-24  
  • Long-Term Results of Finger Joint Replacements
  • 2011-08-24  
  • Preventing Accidental Overdose of Meds for Children
  • 2011-07-13  
  • New Finding After Total Ankle Replacement
  • 2011-06-15  
  • Are We Ready For Arthroscopic Surgery for Ankle Fractures Yet?
  • 2011-05-17  
  • Fresh Bone Graft Preferred for Ankle
  • 2011-05-17  
  • New Information on Ankle Fractures in Older Adults
  • 2011-05-17  
  • More Bone for Grafting with Fewer Problems
  • 2011-03-17  
  • New Study Challenges Surgery for Achilles Tendon Ruptures
  • 2011-02-23  
  • Surprising Results From Using Platelet-Rich Plasma for Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • 2011-01-27  
  • More Good News From the Operating Room
  • 2011-01-20  
  • Footballer's Ankle, Otherwise Known as Medial Ankle Impingement
  • 2010-12-20  
  • Three-Phase Rehab for High Ankle Sprains
  • 2010-12-20  
  • Special Program Proven to Prevent Repeat Ankle Sprains
  • 2010-12-13  
  • Footballer's Ankle, Otherwise Known as Medial Ankle Impingement
  • 2010-12-13  
  • Decision-Tree for Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions of the Ankle
  • 2010-11-17  
  • Understanding the Ins and Outs of Ankle Sprains in the United States
  • 2010-11-17  
  • Evolving Diagnosis and Theories on Ankle Impingement
  • 2010-11-10  
  • Review of Ankle Tendon Disorders
  • 2010-11-10  
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Increases the Risk of Infection After Ankle Replacement
  • 2010-10-21  
  • New Treatment on the Horizon for Ankle Arthritis
  • 2010-05-27  
  • Orthobiologics for the Foot and Ankle
  • 2010-05-27  
  • Have You Ever Heard of the Maisonneuve Injury?
  • 2010-04-21  
  • Surgeons Find They Can Treat Two Ankle Problems at the Same Time
  • 2010-04-15  
  • Operative Treatment Aids in Treatment of Anterolateral Ankle Impingement in Teens
  • 2010-03-17  
  • The Latest in Diagnosis and Treatment of Ankle Osteochondral Lesions
  • 2010-02-11  
  • A New Scale for Physical Therapists to Measure Muscle Tone
  • 2010-01-14  
  • Hop To It: A Return-To-Sports Test for Athletes
  • 2009-11-25  
  • Tape Supports Ankle During Jumps
  • 2009-08-26  
  • Natural Recovery After Ankle Sprain
  • 2009-07-23  
  • Correct Diagnosis is the First Step in Recovery from Peroneal Tendon Injuries
  • 2009-05-28  
  • Problems Associated with Ankle Fractures After Surgery
  • 2009-05-13  
  • Treating Peroneal Tendon Injuries in Athletes
  • 2009-03-11  
  • Taping the Ankle to Prevent Sprains: Why Does It Work?
  • 2009-02-12  
  • Review of Syndesmotic Injuries of the Ankle
  • 2009-01-15  
  • New Way to Treat Posterior Ankle Impingement in Dancers and Other Athletes
  • 2008-12-22  
  • Getting to the Bottom of Chronic Ankle Sprains
  • 2008-10-29  
  • Preventing Chronic Ankle Instability After a Sprain
  • 2008-10-14  
  • Recovery From Mild-To-Moderate Ankle Sprains
  • 2008-09-25  
  • Best Treatment for Tendinopathy
  • 2008-07-16  
  • Update on Ankle Joint Replacement for Arthritis
  • 2008-05-15  
  • Importance of Neurologic Exam in Ankle Sprains
  • 2008-04-10  
  • Surgical Treatment of Ankle Fractures in Patients with Diabetes
  • 2008-03-24  
  • Risk Factors and Rate of Injury Among Ballet Dancers
  • 2008-03-24  
  • Is Ankle Arthroplasty More Effective than Arthrodesis?
  • 2007-10-25  
  • Diagnosing and Treating Syndesmotic Ankle Injuries
  • 2007-06-21  
  • Does Taping An Ankle Sprain Improve Stability?
  • 2007-05-31  
  • Hiking Poles Reduce the Load on Joints
  • 2007-01-25  
  • Physical Therapists Test Electrical Stimulation As a Treatment for Ankle Sprain
  • 2007-01-11  
  • Rehab Advised to Prevent Recurring Ankle Sprains
  • 2006-12-14  
  • Arthroscopic Drilling for Ankle Lateral Instability
  • 2006-10-12  
  • Best Way to Regain Function After Ankle Sprain
  • 2006-09-21  
  • Controlling Ankle Pain from Arthritis with an Orthosis
  • 2006-06-22  
  • Update on Treatment for a Variety of Orthopedic Conditions
  • 2006-05-25  
  • Frozen Ankle Mobility Gained with Front to Back Arthroscopic Surgery
  • 2006-04-27  
  • Ankle Sprains in Athletes: Who's At Risk?
  • 2006-04-13  
  • Two Cases of Syndesmosis Injuries Reviewed
  • 2006-03-23  
  • Analysis of Gait Before and After Bilateral Knee Replacements
  • 2005-10-20  
  • Whipping Cuboid Syndrome Back into Place
  • 2005-09-20  
  • Exercise Alone May be Enough after Ankle Fracture
  • 2005-08-30  
  • Ankle Swelling and Function after Sprain
  • 2005-06-21  
  • Buttoning Up a Syndesmosis Injury
  • 2005-04-21  
  • Finding Ankle Instability May Prevent Re-injury
  • 2005-04-14  
  • Snowboarder's Fracture on the Rise
  • 2004-12-14  
  • Hylan GF-20 Used with Success on Achilles Tendonitis
  • 2004-11-16  
  • Balance Board Training Benefits Athletes
  • 2004-11-16  
  • Replacement for Ankle Fusion
  • 2004-09-20  
  • Ankle Joint Replacement Measures Up
  • 2004-09-20  
  • Long-Term Results after Ankle Joint Replacement
  • 2004-08-10  
  • Recovery from Achilles Rupture without Surgery
  • 2004-08-10  
  • Achilles Tendon Problems Treated with Nitric Oxide
  • 2004-07-21  
  • Rediscovering a Cause of Ankle Pain
  • 2004-05-12  
  • Cast and Walking Boot Used to Treat Achilles Tendon Tear
  • 2003-11-30  
  • Choosing before Fusing: Which Method is Best?
  • 2003-11-30  
  • Japanese Doctors Eye New Method for Repairing Cartilage Damage in the Ankle
  • 2003-11-30  
  • Brace Yourself to Prevent Ankle Sprains
  • 2003-11-30  
  • The Ins and Outs of Ankle Sprains
  • 2003-02-26  
  • Scoping Out a Rear View of the Ankle Joint
  • 2003-01-30  
  • It May Pay to Ice before You Play
  • 2002-12-24  
  • At Odds with Ankle Taping
  • 2002-12-24  
  • These Boots Are Made for Snowboarding
  • 2002-10-22  
  • One-Two Punch for Ankle Sprains
  • 2002-09-17  
  • Inside Scoop on Avoiding Future Ankle Sprains
  • 2002-05-20  
  • Ankles Smile for the Camera
  • 2002-04-11  
  • Surgery for Athletes with Chronic Ankle Sprains: Two Methods Compete
  • 2002-03-14  
  • Stepping Up the Standards for Achilles Surgery
  • 2001-07-19  
  • Sick of Your Sprained Ankle? Spice Up Your RICE
  • 2001-07-12  
  • Ankle Bone Connected to the . . . Small Arthritic Foot Bones
  • 2001-05-14  
  • A Walk Through Time Shows Best Treatments for Ankle Sprains
  • 2001-02-28  
  • Payment for Another's Labor: Strengthening One Ankle Crosses Over to the Other
  • 2001-02-21  
  • Taping Ankles Back to Health
  • 2001-02-15  
  • Snowboarders Fly High and Land Hard: Ankle Injury on the Slopes
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  • A Helpful Twist for Ankles That Turn
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  • Tracking Tibial Stress Syndrome among High School Runners
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  • High Hopes for Ankle Scopes
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  • Is Swelling a Puffed-Up Measure of Ankle Wellness? The Relationship between Swelling and Function in Sprained Ankles
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  • Giving Ankle Injury the Third Degree
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  • Do Tired Feet Cause Defeat? The Effects of Fatigue on the Ankle
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  • Stepping Up the Research on Shin Splints
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  • Comparison of Braces and Casts after Surgery for Ankle Fracture
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  • The Achilles Tendon: Use It or Lose It?
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  • A STAR of Hope for Ankle Arthritis
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  • Early Ankle Motion after Achilles Tendon Tear
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  • Scientists Find New Risk Factor for Ankle Sprain
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  • Ankles Braced for Impact
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  • A Closer Look at Injured Ankles
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  • Bone Fracture Confused with Ankle Sprain in Snowboarders
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  • Improved Results with Guided Injections into the Achilles Tendon
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  • Sticker Shock for a New Ankle Joint
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  • NHL Players Face-Off Against Ankle Injuries
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  • First-Time Ankle Sprains in Athletes
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  • Posterior Ankle Impingement Syndrome (PAIS): Profile of a Painful Ankle
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  • Measuring Ankle Proprioception After Sprains
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  • Most Common Injuries in High-Level Female Soccer Players
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  • Effects of Ankle Fusion on Gait
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  • Ankle Sprains: 30 Years Later -- Osteoarthritis
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  • Sports Activity After Total Ankle Replacement for Arthritis
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  • Doctors Offer Advice for Golfers
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  • New Arthroscopic Entrance to the Ankle Described
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  • Quality of Life With Ankle Arthritis
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  • Soft Ankle Brace Recommended for Barefoot Sports
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  • New Tool To Measure Results of Treatment After Achilles Tendon Rupture
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  • Bimalleolar Fractures More Frequent in Older People
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  • Results of Total Ankle Replacement Compared with Fusion
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  • Surgery to Preserve the Arthritic Ankle
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  • Retrograde Nailing system for Ankle Fusion
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  • Reviewing Ankle Pain From All Sides
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  • Treatment Options for Midfoot Arthritis
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  • Reducing the Risk of Ankle Sprains in Athletes
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  • A Review of Advancements in Ankle Arthroscopy
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  • Ankle Plus Hindfoot Fusion May Help Patients With Pantalar Arthritis
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  • New Treatment Tool For Ankle Arthritis
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  • Guidelines for the Treatment of Tibialis Anterior Tendon Ruptures
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  • First U.S. Study on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle
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  • Update on Management of Lateral Ankle Instability
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  • Early Ankle Replacements Failed. What's Happening With Them Now?
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  • Update on Osteochondritis of the Ankle
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  • News About Rehab for Chronic Ankle Sprains
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  • Keeping Up With the Latest in Foot and Ankle Surgery
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  • A Rare Case of Synovial Osteochondromastosis Outside the Ankle Joint
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  • Long-Term Effects of Complications After Ankle Surgery
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  • Navigating the Complexity of Pilon Fractures
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  • Planning Health Care Services to Treat Foot and Ankle Pain
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  • Do Lace Up Ankle Braces Prevent Injury?
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  • Rare But Important Ankle Injury
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  • Best Surgery for Unstable Ankle Sprain
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  • Best Surgical Management of Chronic Achilles Tendon Ruptures
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  • Comparison of Two Surgical Techniques to Remove Os Trigonum in Ankle
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  • Clinical Outcomes for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis After Undergoing Total Ankle Replacement as Compared to Those with Noninflammatory Arthritis
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