Minimally invasive fracture fixation

By |2022-06-13T21:46:54+10:00May 23rd, 2022|Foot pain|

Surgical intervention is continuously evolving. Minimally invasive surgery, or keyhole as it is commonly known, has progressed markedly over recent years as this case depicts. This patient presented with a painful non-union of the base of the 5th metatarsal. Commonly called Jones fracture, however, this actual fracture is at the margins of a Jones fracture and [...]

Post-operative wounds

By |2022-05-29T14:19:33+10:00April 29th, 2022|Foot pain, Hallux limitus, MTPJ, Post operative|

The images show how a foot can look at six weeks post-op. This patient had chronic painful 1st and 2nd MTPJs. On clinical and radiographic imaging, it was shown she had hallux limitus with an abducted hallux and chronic overload to the 2nd MTPJ. The image on the left is intra-operative and shows severe cartilage loss [...]

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