April 2024


Goutbuster! Be aware

Goutbuster! Be aware   Today we are going to talk about the most common type of inflammatory arthritis. It’s more common in men and you’re more likely to get it as you get older! Gout is a common form of arthritis that can affect anyone. It’s characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, swelling, redness and […]

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Iselin's Disease

What is Iselin’s Disease?

What is Iselin’s Disease?   Iselin’s disease, also known as Iselin’s osteochondritis, is a condition that affects the growth plate (physis) at the base of the fifth metatarsal bone in the foot.  Iselin’s disease is a type of osteochondrosis, a condition characterized by disruption of blood flow to the growth plate, leading to necrosis (death)

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What is Post Thrombotic Syndrome?

What is Post Thrombotic Syndrome?   Post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) is a condition that can occur as a complication of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that forms in a deep vein, typically in the legs.  Even with successful DVT treatment, the blood clot can cause lasting damage to your veins.  This damage prevents your

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Midfoot Arthritis

What is Midfoot Arthritis?

Midfoot Arthritis   The midfoot (middle of the foot) is critical to the overall function of the foot and ankle. It serves many different functions, including transferring weight from the heel to the forefoot (front of the foot) when you walk. The midfoot is composed of multiple small bones that are aligned to provide push-off

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