International Journal of

Foot and AnkleISSN: 2643-3885


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ijfa-2017/1710007

A Case Study on Antibiotic Loaded Calcium Sulphate Beads in the Management of Diabetic Foot Complications

Rajesh Kesavan, Changam Sheela Sasikumar and Vimalkumar Ramachandran

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 07, 2018

A 62-year-old Female patient with Type 2 diabetes (Hb A1 C > 7) of 12 years duration with controlled hypertension and was referred to our Hycare Wound Care Centre for immediate assessment due to a limb threatening foot infection. The diabetologist had counselled the patient with regards to the likelihood of amputation....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ijfa-2017/1710006

Chosen Conservative Treatments on the Symptoms of Calcaneal Spur: A Short Review

Pawel Lizis

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: April 21, 2018

Calcaneal spur (CS) occurs when calcium deposits build up on the underside of the heel bone, a process that usually lasts for many months. CS often causes foot muscle strain, inflammation of the plantar fasciitis, repeated tearing of the membrane that covers the heel bone and pain. CS decreases physical activity, social capacity, reducing the quality of life, and becomes the cause of frequent absence from work due to sickness. It is a disease commonly appearing in adults, and it is also a seriou...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/ijfa-2017/1710005

Foreign Body in the Foot: An Unusual Case of Tibialis Posterior Tendinitis - A Case Report

Purnajyoti Banerjee and Adam Ajis

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 03, 2018

We report an unusual case of tibialis posterior tendinitis in an active man with a history of puncture wound in the sole. Although no definite cause of the problem was initially identified, surgical exploration of the tendon revealed a foreign body in the tendon sheath. This case emphasizes the principle of treating the patient's symptoms and signs rather than relying solely on investigations. Similar diagnosis should be kept in mind in anyone considered for patients with a history of inexplicab...

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