Broken wrists are very common and can occur at any age. Technically called a distal radius fracture, the radius (wrist bone) is one of the top five most broken bones within the body. Learn more
Hip osteoarthritis occurs when cartilage is damaged within the hip joint. Cartilage, which is the connective tissue that covers the ends of the bones within your joints, helps to reduce friction between your bones and absorb shock. Learn more
Ankle arthrodesis has long been a respectable treatment option for end stage tibiotalar arthrosis in patients that have failed nonoperative treatment. A plethora of techniques for ankle fusion have been described, and arthroscopic ankle fusion has been proven to be a successful option in the appropriate patient. We present the technique of arthroscopic ankle fusion using the method of bimalleolar external fixation. Learn more
Fasciotomy is a clinical procedure indicated once the clinical diagnosis of compartment syndrome is made. This article focuses on the treatment of acute compartment syndrome. Learn more
Contributed chapters on carpal fractures, cervical and thoracic fractures, quadriceps strain, hip contusion and hip pointers.