Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery of the Foot and Ankle
- Edition: 2013
- Author/s: Saxena, Amol
- Publisher: Springer London Ltd
- ISBN: 9781447141051
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 305 pages
- Publication date: 4 August 2012
- Dimensions: 155mm (Width), 235mm (Height)
- Weight: 474g
Long an independent specialty, sports medicine has expanded dramatically in recent years, a trend boosted by next year's UK Olympics. Here, leading sports surgeons cover the latest techniques in foot and ankle surgery, with detailed procedural instructions.
Sports Medicine is now a specialty in its own right. The Olympics are coming to the UK which has focused interest in the field, and pain in elite sport is an unresolved issue. Sports Medicine is an area that has expanded dramatically in the last 5 years, and demand for educational materials to help bridge the gap in the literature are highly sought-after. This book utilises the excellent sports medicine section originally published within International Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery and present it in a quick reference format for residents and trainees in orthopedic sports medicine. The information presented covers current accepted techniques with scientific rationale and will appeal to all surgeons and health care professionals with an interest in sports medicine. This is a truly international, multidisciplinary manual of foot and ankle surgery in sports medicine by the specialty's leaders and most experienced surgeons. Current up to date trends and techniques using a scientific approach including evidence based guidelines where applicable are included. The reader will be exposed to a step-by-step approach to each procedure presented.
First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Sesamoidopathy.- Turf Toe Injuries.- Hallux Rigidus Valenti.- Hallux Rigidus Hohmann.- Lisfranc's and Midfoot Injuries.- Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle in Athletes.- Plantar Fasciitis.- Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus.- Trigonum Injuries.- Syndesmosis Injuries.- Acute Repair of Ruptured Foot and Ankle Tendons in Athletic Patients.- Chronic Compartment Syndrome of Leg and Foot.- Ankle Instability.- Insertional and Mid-substance Achilles Tendinopathy.- Peroneal Tendinopathy.- Advances in Anterior Ankle and Subtalar Arthroscopy.- Posterior Ankle Arthroscopy and Endoscopy.- Post-operative Physical Therapy.