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Abstracts

The Rare Lesser Metatarsal Bipartite Sesamoid

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The authors presented a case of Bipartite lesser metatarsal sesamoids — more specifically, one at the fifth metatarsal.

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Lacrosse-related Musculoskeletal Injuries

Lacrosse-related Musculoskeletal Injuries

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Lacrosse continues to witness an immense surge in popularity causing an expansion in participation rates over the years. Since the sport attracts players with varying levels of skill and experience, it is not surprising to find a change in injury patterns that makes it necessary for clinicians to keep themselves constantly updated.

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Isolated Cuboid-Lateral Cuneiform Coalition: A Rare Cause of Foot Pain

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This study focused on the case of a patient, with a rare case of isolated cuboid-lateral cuneiform coalition, who presented severe foot pain and restricted movements.

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Calcaneal Apophysitis

Calcaneal Apophysitis

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A common paediatric foot condition called Calcaneal apophysitis, or Sever’s disease, has a clinical presentation that includes posterior heel pain on medial and lateral compression with the prevalence of mild swelling in some cases.

 

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Hallux Rigidus

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This article reviews current literature available on hallux rigidus including its pathophysiology, clinical evaluation, operative and non-operative management.

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The Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies

The Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies

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The Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies (LGMD) refer to a group of heterogenous autosomal muscular diseases. These are characterised by progressive deterioration of proximal limb muscles and subsequently, myalgia and weakness in the hip girdle, thighs, shoulder girdle and proximal arms.

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Lisfranc Injuries

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The purpose of this article was to review current literature on tarsometatarsal injuries and to describe clinical assessment, imaging and management.

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Lisfranc Injuries

Lisfranc Injuries

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Lisfranc injuries range from ligamentous sprains to fracture dislocations of some or all the tarsometatarsal joints. This spectrum of rare injuries involves the tarsometatarsal joint complex of the midfoot. 

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The Feet In Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Are We Underestimating Their Involvement And Functional Impact?

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The main objective of this cross-sectional study was to comprehensively evaluate biomechanical and musculoskeletal ultrasound (US) abnormalities in a population of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients as compared with controls, both with and without foot complaints.

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Neuropathic Foot

Managing the Neuropathic Foot with MASS4D®

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Any damage or disruption in the normal functioning of the body's nervous system can lead to a condition called neuropathy. This is usually of three types – sensory, motor and autonomic peripheral neuropathy – with each having its own distinct set of symptoms.

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Posture And Low Back Pain During Pregnancy — 3D Study

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This study aimed to assess spinal curvatures and static postural characteristics with three-dimensional surface topography and to connect this to the occurrence of back pain complaints among pregnant women.

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Orthotic Implications in the Military

Orthotic Implications in the Military

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The high physiological demands of training for the military involve repetitive movement patterns and intense routines that can increase the predisposition of soldiers to lower limb injuries.

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Retrospective Injury Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Injury in CrossFit

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The purpose of this research was to examine injury epidemiology and risk factors for injury in CrossFit.

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Congenital Foot Abnormalities

Congenital Foot Abnormalities

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It is necessary to treat congenital foot abnormalities, or foot disorders that are present at the time of birth, to prevent these from becoming far more serious conditions later on in life.

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Treatment Algorithm for Chronic Achilles Tendon Lesions

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The aim of this work was to revise the current guidelines and to propose a new, comprehensive treatment algorithm for chronic achilles tendon lesions (CATL)s.

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Acute and Recurrent Ankle Sprains

Acute and Recurrent Ankle Sprains

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Ankle sprains have a debilitating impact on the body, creating instability in the foot/ankle complex and affecting balance. If left untreated, this can further lead to cartilage degeneration, increasing the risk of post-traumatic ankle osteoarthritis.

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Plantar Loading Characteristics During Walking in Females With and Without Patellofemoral Pain

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The purpose of this study was to compare plantar loading measurements in females with and without patellofemoral pain (PFP) while walking.

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Lower Limb Injuries in Yoga

Lower Limb Injuries in Yoga

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The numerous health benefits associated with the practice of yoga has made it increasingly popular among individuals seeking to improve balance, posture and flexibility. However, just like any other form of exercise, there exists a possibility of injury.  

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Foot Pain in Relation to Ipsilateral and Contralateral Lower Extremity Pain in a Population-Based Study

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether knee and hip pain are more prevalent with contralateral foot pain than with ipsilateral foot pain in a population-based sample of men and women.

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A Closer Look At Osteomyelitis

A Closer Look At Osteomyelitis

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Infection can lead to a progressive inflammation of bone tissue, or osteomyelitis, either through haematogenous or contiguous bacterial inoculation. This could affect either only a part of a single bone section or multiple sections involving the periosteum, cortex or marrow. 

 

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