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Brief Ankle Update

I’m currently dealing with the frustration of trying to deal with two cultures clashing while also trying to deal with constant pain.  On the one hand, my doctor has been telling me that I shouldn’t need crutches anymore (that I should just be pushing through the pain), to the point where he is nearly teasing me about it.   531 more words



Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which cups are placed on the skin to create suction.

Jimmy my yes he’s mine and I don’t want to share him. 277 more words


What’s New in Foot and Ankle Surgery: Level I and II Studies

Every month, JBJS publishes a Specialty Update—a review of the most pertinent and impactful studies published in the orthopaedic literature during the previous year in 13 subspecialties. 403 more words


My ankle - currently barely bringing myself to the yard, let alone "all the boys"

Although it would be pretty bizarre if it did, given that I (a) don’t own a yard and (b) am not some kind of gay lust object. 366 more words

Ankle Ligament Surgery Repair Testimonial

Ankle ligament Surgery repair success story Testimonial

Joseph M came to my office last year with an old ankle injury. He used to be an avid runner and loved it. 24 more words

My New Ankle

As I’ve stated before, I’ve been an athlete since I was four – years – old. And in the last six or so years, I’ve been through a fair amount of injuries. 406 more words


Anthony J Sargeant and colleagues researched the effects of age on joint and muscle function.

This important research seeks to add to the knowledge about the way joint stiffness changes with age. It is important because many falls on stairs by the elderly lead to death. 298 more words