Freiberg Disease Presenting as Forefoot Pain
Ferit Dogan, Mustafa Turgut Yildizgoren and Pelin Zeynep Bekin Sarikaya
Article Type: Letter To The Editor | First Published: December 16, 2017
Freiberg's disease is typically described as a vascular necrosis of a metatarsal head. It most commonly affects the second metatarsal. Bilateral involvement has been published in the literature. The classical location of this disorder is the second MT head (68%), although it can also be found in the other lesser MTs, most commonly the third (27%), followed by the fourth (3%)....
Active Flatfoot Phenomenon Caused by Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
Tomomasa Nakamura, Ichiro Sekiya, Takeshi Muneta and Haruyasu Yamamoto
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 25, 2017
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD) is considered the major cause of adult acquired flatfoot deformity. We report a case of PTTD showing "active flatfoot" phenomenon in which a patient can voluntarily transition from a normal foot shape to flatfoot deformity....
Treatment of Resistant Planter Fasciitis: Comparsion of Three Techniques
Medhat Maaty and Ayman M Ali
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 13, 2017
Planter fasciitis is the most common cause of inferior heel pain that may cause significant discomfort and disability. This study was conducted to evaluate and compare the results of combining the percutaneous partial planter fasciotomy and drilling the body of the calcaneus to either driiling or partial planter fasciotomy alone in resistant planter fasciitis....