Navigation Links
Chronic Ankle Pain May Be More Than Just a Sprain
Date:5/1/2009

New information indicates tendon injuries may be the culprit

ROSEMONT, Ill., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ankle sprains are a common injury after a fall, sudden twist or blow to the ankle joint.

  • Approximately 40 percent of those who suffer an ankle sprain will experience chronic ankle pain, even after being treated for their initial injury.

A review article published in the May 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) explains that tendon injuries to the ankle can be a possible cause for this chronic pain. In some cases, the condition is untreated or overlooked which prolongs the pain and the problem.

"When patients injure their ankles, the injury may not seem serious at first," explains Terrence Philbin, DO, lead author of the article and Fellowship Director of the Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center in Columbus, Ohio. "People may not seek medical attention and they can think it will just get better on its own. I think that is why this condition often goes undiagnosed."

The authors of the article describe how in some cases chronic ankle pain may actually be the result of injuries to the peroneal tendons.

  • The peroneal tendons are located behind the outside portion of the anklebone (called the fibula). The tendons help to stabilize the foot and ankle.
  • Tendon injuries can include tendonitis or swelling around the tendons. In more severe cases, the peroneal tendons can actually tear or there can b
    '/>"/>

SOURCE American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Romark Initiates Clinical Trial of Alinia(R) for Chronic Hepatitis C in the United States
2. New Study Presented at WorldSleep 2007 Demonstrates Ramelteon Has Sustained Efficacy Over Six Months in Adults With Chronic Insomnia
3. Its Only Heartburn...or is it? Chronic Heartburn a Risk Factor for Precursor to Esophageal Cancer
4. Researchers Report First Successful Treatment of Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury
5. R7128 Receives Fast Track Designation from the FDA for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection
6. New Data Show Improvements in Work Performance in Patients with Chronic Insomnia Treated with AMBIEN CR(R) (zolpidem tartrate extended-release) Tablets CIV
7. Roches Investigational Polymerase Inhibitor, Combined with PEGASYS(R) and COPEGUS(TM), Shows Potent Antiviral Activity in Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C at Four Weeks
8. Human Genome Sciences Presents Results of Phase 2 Trial of Albuferon(R) in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Who Failed To Respond To Previous Therapy
9. Human Genome Sciences Announces Presentation at AASLD of Results of Phase 2b Trial of Albuferon(R) for Chronic Hepatitis C
10. Video: Quest Diagnostics Health Trends(TM) Report Shows Significant Gap in Care for Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
11. Synvista Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Study With Alagebrium for Chronic Heart Failure
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2014)... NEW YORK , September 22, 2014 ... New Market Report on "Global Market Study on Ophthalmic ... Growth by 2020," the global ophthalmic devices market was valued at ... grow at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2014 to ... million in 2020. Browse the full Global Market ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... , Sept. 22, 2014  AVT, Inc. (OTC ... retailing systems and custom vending machines, announced today that ... Unit. This new, smaller sized unit is designed for ... practices. According to industry statistics, there are ... Opticwash is the world,s first automated kiosk ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... GERMANTOWN, Md. , Sept. 22, 2014  Neuralstem, Inc. ... , MD, site investigator at Emory University, presented long-term ... NSI-566 human neural stem cells in the treatment of ... disease).  The presentation, which occurred at the Annual Symposium ... Montreal, Canada , on Friday, and was not ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Ophthalmic Devices Market will Reach $2,685.1 Million in 2020: Persistence Market Research 2Global Ophthalmic Devices Market will Reach $2,685.1 Million in 2020: Persistence Market Research 3Global Ophthalmic Devices Market will Reach $2,685.1 Million in 2020: Persistence Market Research 4Global Ophthalmic Devices Market will Reach $2,685.1 Million in 2020: Persistence Market Research 5Opticwash Pro Enables Optical Retailers to Generate New Revenues and Customer Traffic through a Unique Eyeglass Cleaning System 2Neuralstem ALS Investigator Presents Long-Term Follow Up Phase I Data 2Neuralstem ALS Investigator Presents Long-Term Follow Up Phase I Data 3Neuralstem ALS Investigator Presents Long-Term Follow Up Phase I Data 4
(Date:9/22/2014)... today became a founding partner in the Global STEM ... promoting young talent in science, technology, engineering and math ... York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), Malaysian Prime Minister Najib ... Sept. 22. , With the goal of developing over ... by 2020, the initiative will create a host of ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... -- Recent two-generation approaches to reducing poverty that ... attention from researchers, advocates, and foundations. By combining ... to move to jobs that offer a path ... education for children, these programs aim to improve ... to a new report from the National Center ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... New York (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 ... with the use of power morcellators ( http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/ ... notes a new report detailing the continued use ... from federal regulators that specifically discouraged these procedures. ... believe that the potential cancer risks associated with ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Pain does not ... Pain” is a user- and reader-friendly book designed to guide ... to pain-free living. This inspirational book is written to help ... to know a way to regain a pain-free life — ... of chronic pain. , Chronic pain has become an epidemic, ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 2014) Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine ... received a $300,000 grant from The Agency for Healthcare ... health Information Technology (IT) on patient safety. , This ... important clinical patient safety issue impacted by health IT. ... first time IT leaders have data on the risk ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Growing scientists: World's future jobs are rooted in STEM 2Health News:Growing scientists: World's future jobs are rooted in STEM 3Health News:A two-generation lens: Current state policies fail to support families with young children 2Health News:Power Morcellator News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Report Detailing Continued Use of Uterine Morcellation Despite FDA Warning 2Health News:Power Morcellator News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Report Detailing Continued Use of Uterine Morcellation Despite FDA Warning 3Health News:Power Morcellator News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Report Detailing Continued Use of Uterine Morcellation Despite FDA Warning 4Health News:Naturopathic Doctor Inspires and Guides Those Who Suffer with Chronic Pain, Pointing the Way Back to Pain-free Living 2Health News:AHRQ grant awarded to study the impact of health IT on patient safety at Montefiore and Einstein and Brigham and Women's Hospital 2
... 23 NxStage Medical, Inc.,(Nasdaq: NXTM ), a ... million private placement of its common stock and,warrants. The ... stock at a price of $4.50 per share and ... an exercise price of $5.50 per share,which price may ...
... 23 Dr. Nancy Minshew, a,leading researcher on the ... work in a presentation co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania,Cyber Charter ... diagnosed with autism. Students with,autism and other special needs ... its mission, is committed to focusing on the needs ...
... University,Medical Center (MUMC) now offers a type of ... the belly button. It,s called single,incision laparoscopic surgery, ... in the SILS technique. One of them is ... remove the gallbladder through a,1cm. incision in the ...
... MDNG, a publication that,reaches nearly a quarter ... discussion that will provide physicians an opportunity,to speak ... unique,practice model has made him a household name. ... 2008, at 8:00 p.m. EDT at, http://www.mdnglive.com/chat/JayParkinson ., ...
... 500,000 to make a world of difference for Singer Songwriter Katie ... Reider Beginning ... years, Cincinnati-based,singer songwriter Katie Reider, age 29, has inspired the hearts ... within. Fans across the country are banding together to help Katie,during ...
... ... health in the Western world, the, Omega-3 story may someday be viewed ... - William S. Harris, PhD, American ... Nutrition (2003), COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 23 If anyone needed another reason,to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:NxStage Announces $43 Million Private Placement of Equity Securities 2Health News:NxStage Announces $43 Million Private Placement of Equity Securities 3Health News:NxStage Announces $43 Million Private Placement of Equity Securities 4Health News:Dr. Nancy Minshew, Autism Researcher, to Speak at Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township 2Health News:SILS Surgical Technique Now Available at MUMC 2Health News:MDNG Offers Free Online Discussion With Maverick Physician Jay Parkinson, M.D. 2Health News:Katie Reider - Listen to Her Songs, Hear Her Story, Log Onto www.500kin365.org 2Health News:Katie Reider - Listen to Her Songs, Hear Her Story, Log Onto www.500kin365.org 3Health News:Announcing Another Great Reason to Eat Chocolate 2
Fixed smooth rod which slides on skin. Designated most popular model or size....
Grooved roller, on which knife oscillates....
Disposable. For use with the N4086....
30 mm button end blade. Flat handle....
Medicine Products: