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Common conditions we treat

Ankle Sprain and Instability

Ankle Sprain and Instability

Lateral ankle sprains are one of the most common sporting injuries especially with sports such as basketball. They can result in injuries to the lateral ligaments, damage to the cartilage in the ankle joint itself (osteochondral injuries), and sometimes damage to the surrounding tendons such […]

Osteolysis – a complication of Total Ankle Replacement

Osteolysis – a complication of Total Ankle Replacement

Osteolysis is a recognised complication of Total Ankle Replacement . Cysts develop in the bone adjacent to the replacement. If these become large the implant can become loose or subside. Some implants have a much higher incidence of osteolysis than others such as the old […]

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 […]