Similar opioid use seen after surgical treatment of ankle fractures vs. closed care of fibula fractures

Similar rates of new, persistent opioid use were seen between patients who underwent surgical fixation of ankle fractures and patients who underwent closed treatment of a fibula fracture, according to a presenter at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting. “There are roughly 400,000 ankle fractures per year. With the rates of new, persistent opioid use in our study, this corresponds to about 30,000 new, persistent users every year in United States,” Timothy Gossett, M.D., said during his presentation.

Similar rates of new, persistent opioid use were seen between patients who underwent surgical fixation of ankle fractures and patients who underwent closed treatment of a fibula fracture, according to a presenter at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting. “There are roughly 400,000 ankle fractures per year. With the rates of new, persistent opioid use in our study, this corresponds to about 30,000 new, persistent users every year in United States,” Timothy Gossett, M.D., said during his presentation.

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The young woman was a healthy and avid runner. Now she could barely walk. Why?

The two bridesmaids — sisters of the bride — walked arm in arm past the seated guests. The older, 35, held tight to the arm of the younger, using that single support to replace the crutches on which she had come to depend

The two bridesmaids — sisters of the bride — walked arm in arm past the seated guests. The older, 35, held tight to the arm of the younger, using that single support to replace the crutches on which she had come to depend

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Lower-extremity amputation feared more than death

Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are known for their life-threatening complications — in particular, blindness from retinopathy, kidney failure, and peripheral neuropathy. For patients with diabetes and foot pathology, amputation is a significant worry

Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are known for their life-threatening complications — in particular, blindness from retinopathy, kidney failure, and peripheral neuropathy. For patients with diabetes and foot pathology, amputation is a significant worry

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Multidisciplinary recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of foot problems in people with rheumatoid arthritis

Foot problems in people with rheumatoid arthritis are highly prevalent and have a substantial impact on quality of life. Healthcare professionals from various professions can be involved in the management of these foot problems. There is currently no consensus on optimal management

Foot problems in people with rheumatoid arthritis are highly prevalent and have a substantial impact on quality of life. Healthcare professionals from various professions can be involved in the management of these foot problems. There is currently no consensus on optimal management

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Dermatology / Rheumatology Query

Hi all, a 55 year old gentleman attended with sudden onset of discomfort over the L/4 DIPJ 2 weeks ago; it can be 6-7 on a a scale of 1-10 (where 10 is the worst pain imaginable). On mild meds for hypertension and cholesterol

Hi all, a 55 year old gentleman attended with sudden onset of discomfort over the L/4 DIPJ 2 weeks ago; it can be 6-7 on a a scale of 1-10 (where 10 is the worst pain imaginable). On mild meds for hypertension and cholesterol

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Foot orthoses medial arch, comfort factor

It has been claimed, in past P-A threads, that orthotic intervention without a medial arch inclusion would be ‘uncomfortable’ for the pt., specifically for non-custom foot orthoses with just rearfoot and / or forefoot posts (wedges). Yet the foot naturally, barefoot or shod, does not weight-bear in the Internal Longitudinal Arch so how could the omission of an orthotic intrinsic medial arch… Foot orthoses medial arch, comfort factor

It has been claimed, in past P-A threads, that orthotic intervention without a medial arch inclusion would be ‘uncomfortable’ for the pt., specifically for non-custom foot orthoses with just rearfoot and / or forefoot posts (wedges). Yet the foot naturally, barefoot or shod, does not weight-bear in the Internal Longitudinal Arch so how could the omission of an orthotic intrinsic medial arch… Foot orthoses medial arch, comfort factor

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Podiatry businesses for sale

Hi guys If anyone is selling their Podiatry business in the gold coast-brisbane area please let me know on 042 69 10233 Also if there any jobs in those areas please send me message.

Hi guys If anyone is selling their Podiatry business in the gold coast-brisbane area please let me know on 042 69 10233 Also if there any jobs in those areas please send me message.

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Cavo-varus orthotics

Dear all, Just wondering what the current range of opinions is regarding orthotic management of significant flexible and rigid cavo-varus, which corrects the hindfoot to neutral with a Coleman block test (ie FF valgus/RF varus scenario). Is there any preference for Fettig/Denton/Feehrey modifications or similar. I seem to never quite get the amount of control I need to correct the hindfoot…

Dear all, Just wondering what the current range of opinions is regarding orthotic management of significant flexible and rigid cavo-varus, which corrects the hindfoot to neutral with a Coleman block test (ie FF valgus/RF varus scenario). Is there any preference for Fettig/Denton/Feehrey modifications or similar. I seem to never quite get the amount of control I need to correct the hindfoot…

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