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Common conditions we treat

Ankle Arthritis

Ankle Arthritis

The pain and reduced mobility caused by ankle arthritis can prevent you from doing the things you enjoy. Primary ankle arthritis is rare,the commonest cause is post traumatic. Other causes include inflammatory arthropathies such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis and also haemophilia. Patients usually present […]

Lisfranc Injury

Lisfranc Injury

Jacques Lisfranc de St Martin was a surgeon in Napoleon’s Army and first described the lisfranc injury in 1813. A common mechanism then was falling from a horse whilst trapping their foot in the stirrup. This resulted in a fracture at the base of the […]

Navicular Stress Fracture

Navicular Stress Fracture

Navicular stress fractures are most common in middle distance runners(see press). They usually present with vague midfoot pain during or after exercise. Early diagnosis with MRI and CT allows early treatment and immobilisation. Patients often however present late with well established fractures. These usually require […]

Metatarsal Fracture

Metatarsal Fracture

5th metatarsal stress fractures are most commonly seen in good amateur and professional athletes. They usually present with vague lateral foot pain during or after exercise. Sometimes they can present with sudden severe pain when running and suddenly changing direction for example without any direct […]

Osteochondritis of the Talus

Osteochondritis of the Talus

Osteochondritis is a painful disease of the joint where the cartilage or bone in a joint is inflamed. It is a condition that can affect many of the bones and joints of the foot. Osteochondritis of the talus affects the supero-Iateral and supero-medial corners of […]

Posterior Tibial Tendon

Posterior Tibial Tendon

The posterior tibial tendon adducts and supinates the forefoot and inverts the sub-talar joint. Dysfunction of the tendon can be classified into three stages. Stage 1 represents tendonitis. Treatment initially consists of a short period of immobilisation followed by physiotherapy and orthotics. If symptoms persist […]