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To surgically fix or not to fix a Jones Fracture. That is the question!

To surgically fix or not to fix a Jones Fracture. That is the question!

What is a Jones Fracture? The fifth metatarsal is a bone on the outside portion of your foot that has a natural bony protuberance called the styloid process. The styloid process is important area where soft tissues attach, like the peroneus brevis tendon and the lateral band of the plantar fascia. There are multiple types of fifth metatarsal fractures that can read more »

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Lawn Mowing Causes Lots of Foot Injuries. Here’s How to Stay Safe!

Lawn Mowing Causes Lots of Foot Injuries. Here’s How to Stay Safe!

One of the most common machines in your shed or garage is also one of the most dangerous. Walk-behind and power lawn mowers are extremely hazardous if not used properly. Emergency rooms in the U.S. treat an average of 35,000 people each year for lawn mower injuries. More than 6,000 of those injuries are severe. About 20% of those injuries read more »

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Stress Fractures Rise for Kids and Adults after Vacations. What’s Up with That?

Stress Fractures Rise for Kids and Adults after Vacations. What’s Up with That?

We see more foot stress fractures when kids (and adults) return to school and work. Here’s why this happens. Say goodbye to playing video games all day, no more lounging around the pool, no more afternoon siestas and no more building snowmen (or “snow people” as I l called them back in Maryland) during the holidays. Sadly it will be read more »

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