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Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)

Overview Radiculopathy occurs when a nerve root is compressed as it exits the spinal canal, causing pain and symptoms in the spine and down to the body areas where that nerve extends.  Lumbar radiculopathy is often called sciatica and causes pain in the low back, hips, buttocks, lets, and feet. &…

Lisfranc Injury Surgery

Overview The Lisfranc joint complex is a cluster of small bones and ligaments in the middle foot.  Fractured or dislocated bones in this joint often require surgery to repair.   Preparation To prepare for surgery, you are put to sleep under general anesthesia.  The surgeon cuts an incision a…

Jones Fracture Fixation (Open Reduction and Internal Fixation, ORIF)

Overview A Jones Fracture is a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone of the foot. This condition is treated with an open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) surgery that uses screws and possibly other hardware to align and stabilize the fractured bone.   Preparation The patient is positio…

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Overview Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) can be a debilitating condition due to the long-lasting severe pain it causes.  Formerly known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), this syndrome often develops from trauma, frequently of a body part that had suffered a previous injury.  It usually…
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