Whats in and whats out in foot and ankle orthopedics

Whats in and whats out in foot and ankle orthopedics

Foot and ankle orthopaedics has evolved tremendously in last few years. It is not just about treating deformed feet of children suffering from polio and cerebral palsy anymore, it includes solutions to a wide range of problems starting from sports injuries to old-age...
Beware Children can have foot and ankle problems

Beware Children can have foot and ankle problems

The feet of young children are very soft; their bones have not yet grown to their full capacity. There is a possibility that the parents may notice something abnormal in their kid’s feet and they should be concerned about the same. Most commonly parents may see that...
Sports and footwear

Sports and footwear

Sports can place tremendous pressure on our feet, ankles and legs. Running and jumping can generate an impact force through the legs that is many times a person’s body weight. Any abnormal alignment in our feet and ankles, for e.g., high arched feet or flatfeet, can...
Foot and ankle is a specialty of orthopedics

Foot and ankle is a specialty of orthopedics

With ever increasing activities of men, more and more problems in our musculoskeletal system (bones and muscles) are being recognized by modern science. Issues pertaining to our foot and ankle like sprains, fractures, arthritis, deformities, sports injuries and...
Why talk of foot and ankle orthopedics?

Why talk of foot and ankle orthopedics?

Our feet support our body weight, allowing us to take thousands of steps in a day. Such an important task can take its toll and leave them vulnerable to injuries, diseases and infections. Foot and ankle region is one of the most complex systems in our body to treat...
Does footwear matter?

Does footwear matter?

It has been estimated that a person walks roughly about 1,76,000 km in his lifetime- a distance comparable to walking around the world almost 4 to 5 times! Now imagine taking all these steps in improper shoes. With hundreds of options available like slippers,...