foot and ankle problems

Brachymetetarsia surgery

I have now completed a number of these procedures which have been challenging to say the least. The one step procedure involves breaking the metatarsal and inserting a bone graft. All of the patients experience some stiffness post op which is difficult to avoid. One particular challenge is tendon balance The tendons require a tenotomy

Is this the end of open surgery for bunions?

That of course is the real question. I was, personally, in denial about the potential for key-hole bunion surgery. The more I heard about it, the more it irritated me! It almost turns everything I believed in on its head. I suppose that’s because key-hole surgery is still poorly understood scientifically. I mean how can

Footnotes: Hallux valgus

Welcome to the Footnotes newsletter, I hope you find it useful. My name is Antony N Wilkinson (MSc, FCPodS, FFPM RCPS (Glasg), I am a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon and my aim is to provide you with useful information, contact details, referral options for foot and ankle problems to improve patient care. Each newsletter will focus

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