Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

Medial Tibial Stress SyndromeSynonym: Shin splits, medial tibial syndrome, MTSS, tibial stress syndrome, posterior tibial syndrome, soleus syndrome, periostitis.“Shin splits” or overuse pain, describes nonspecific posteromedial leg pain, commonly as  MTSS with a wide variety of other lower leg pain conditions, including chronic ECS, fascial hernia, muscle strains, periostitis, and stress fractures. ·         Common sites: … Continue reading Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

Steroids for Spinal Cord Injury: is it beneficial?

Steroids for Spinal Cord Injury Available evidence does not support the use of steroids in spinal cord injury Following this review, members of the trauma-list are signing a letter to present to the American College of Surgeons ATLS subcommittee asking them to revise the ATLS position on the use of steroids in spinal cord injury. If you … Continue reading Steroids for Spinal Cord Injury: is it beneficial?

Radiographic Guidelines for Percutaneous Fixation of Proximal Humerus Fractures

Determination of Radiographic Guidelines for Percutaneous Fixation of Proximal Humerus Fractures Using a Cadaveric ModelStudy:cadaveric shoulders  - humeral heads underwent fluoroscopic evaluation with the head divided into three zones on both  AP and axillary views creating 9 zones. 5 AP and 3 axillary fluoroscopic images in different rotational positions were assessed for pin penetration. All images … Continue reading Radiographic Guidelines for Percutaneous Fixation of Proximal Humerus Fractures

The Chertsey Ilizarov Course

The Chertsey Ilizarov CourseTitle:The Chertsey Ilizarov CourseDates:From: 16 Jan 2012 to: 16 Jan 2012Location:Education Centre, Ashford Hospital, MiddlesexSponsoring Organization:OrthosolutionsType of course:WorkshopContact:Samantha LambTelephone:01932723212Email:samantha.lamb@asph.nhs.ukWebsite:http://trustnet/docsdata/ortho/Chertsey%202012.pdfSpecialty:TraumaDescription:Ring Fixator: Indication and Techniques on saw bones Very high participant to faculty ratiohttp://www.jbjs.org.uk/education/courses/course-details?courseId=309

General Concepts in Orthopaedic Surgery videos (After AO Foundation)

General Concepts in Orthopaedic Surgery videos (After AO Foundation) Folks, Here's a good collection of Orthopaedic Surgery videos on youtube, for general concepts and surgical videos- http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA149B06BECE25BB4&feature=plcp snippets- Mistakes: Type B Malleolar Fracture AO Foundation-Lag Screw more on : http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA149B06BECE25BB4&feature=plcp

Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Osteoarthritis

Introduction Symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) is the most frequent cause of dependency in lower limb tasks with substantial physical and psychosocial disability, reduced quality of life and substantial health care costs.1Currently, there are no effective disease-modifying remedies for OA. Complementary and alternative medicine therapies have been heavily advertised and increasing numbers of chronic pain patients report utilizing … Continue reading Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Osteoarthritis

Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Third Tibial Fractures: Techniques to Improve Reduction

Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Third Tibial Fractures: Techniques to Improve Reductionhttp://s7.addthis.com/js/250/addthis_widget.js#username=doctorhoda by David J. Hak, MD, MBA Obtaining and maintaining an acceptable reduction of proximal third tibial fractures can be problematic. Deforming forces acting on the proximal fragment and the spaciousness of the intramedullary canal at this level contribute to this challenge during intramedullary nailing. … Continue reading Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Third Tibial Fractures: Techniques to Improve Reduction

Medial Malleolar Fractures: A Biomechanical Study of Fixation Techniques

Medial Malleolar Fractures: A Biomechanical Study of Fixation Techniques by T. Ty Fowler, MD; Kevin J. Pugh, MD; Alan S. Litsky, MD, ScD; Benjamin C. Taylor, MD; Bruce G. French, MD DOI: 10.3928/01477447-20110627-09 Abstract Fracture fixation of the medial malleolus in rotationally unstable ankle fractures typically results in healing with current fixation methods. However, when … Continue reading Medial Malleolar Fractures: A Biomechanical Study of Fixation Techniques