As the term ‘minimally invasive’ suggests, the goal of minimally invasive surgery is to minimize disruption of healthy tissue during surgery. With the significant advances in scientific technology, the specialized surgical instruments and techniques of minimally invasive surgery can be used to successfully treat several simple and complex ankle conditions such as removal of loose bodies or inflamed tissue from the ankle, fracture reduction, debridement of bone and cartilage lesions, and treatment of anterior or posterior impingement.
Have you been experiencing an aching heel pain with your first few steps in the morning right after getting up from bed? Or does your pain feel like pin pricks in the bottom of your heel? Could it be caused by a tight Achilles tendon? Given below are 5 of the most common causes for heel pain.
An ingrown toenail is characterized by the corner or side of your nail digging into the flesh of your toe causing pain. This condition commonly affects the big toenail. In some cases, the toe can become infected and a collection of pus may also develop further increasing your pain and discomfort.
Stem cell therapy has been generating a lot of buzz in the field of sports medicine. According to research studies, the number of Tommy John surgeries (elbow ligament graft surgery), which are practically a rite of passage among professional baseball pitchers has fallen dramatically in 2016. This fact coincides with the increasing number of athletes turning to stem cell therapy, a cutting-edge technology so advanced that it does not involve any cutting!