EBJ Proliance Surgeons (A.K.A Everett Bone & Joint)

Foot & Ankle Conditions & Surgeries

Below is a list of common foot and ankle problems that the doctors at EBJ Proliance Surgeons treat like bunions, broken ankles, heel fractures and others.

 
 

Turf Toe

A common football and soccer injury to the big toe usually caused by upward bending.

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Stress Fractures of the Foot & Ankle

Stress fractures are a type of overuse injury. These tiny cracks in your bones develop when your muscles become overtired (fatigued) and can no longer absorb the shock of repeated impacts.

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Stiff Big Toe (Hallux Rigidus)

The most common site of arthritis in the foot is at the base of the big toe. This joint is called the metatarsophalangeal, or MTP joint.

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Sprained Ankle

A sprained ankle is a very common injury. Approximately 25,000 people experience it each day, many which occur while working on the job.

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Morton’s Neuroma

If you sometimes feel that you are "walking on a marble," and you have persistent pain in the ball of your foot, you may have a condition called Morton's neuroma.

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Jones Fracture

A Jones fracture is a break through the metadiaphyseal junction of the 5th metatarsal and commonly occurs in basketball and football players.

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Ingrown Toenail

If you trim your toenails too short, particularly on the sides of your big toes, you may set the stage for an ingrown toenail.

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Hammer Toe

A hammer toe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, so that it resembles a hammer.

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Fracture of the Talus

The talus (TAY-lus) is a small bone that sits between the heel bone (calcaneus) and the two bones of the lower leg (tibia and fibula). It has an odd humped shape, somewhat like a turtle.

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Fractures of the Heel

It's not easy to break your heel bone (calcaneus). Because it takes a lot of force, such as that sustained in a motor vehicle accident or a fall from a height, you may also incur other injuries as well, particularly to the back.

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Broken Ankle

During the past 30 years, doctors have noted an increase in the number and severity of broken ankles, due in part to an active, older population of "baby boomers."

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Achilles Tendonitis/Tendinosis

Irritation of the Achilles tendon usually at its connection to the heel bone (calcaneus). This is a common injury to tennis players and commonly occurs in other racquet sports.

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Bunions

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body and can withstand forces of 1,000 pounds or more. But it is also the most frequently ruptured tendon.

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Achilles Rupture

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body and can withstand forces of 1,000 pounds or more. But it is also the most frequently ruptured tendon.

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Surgery Treatments For Foot & Ankle Conditions

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Ask The Surgeon Shows

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Orthopedic Round Table

Todd Havener, MD and Howard Barker, MD along with retired EBJ doctor Clay Wertheimer, have discussions on knee, hand and shoulder surgeries.

Ankle Fractures
 

Types Of Ankle Fractures

In this segment of Ask The Surgeon, Dr Mason talks about ankle fractures and how impressed he is with the ankle joint and the tremendous amount of force it withstands over time versus its size.

 

Joint Replacement For Shoulders

Ralph Haller, MD talks about total shoulder joint replacement for patients who suffer rotator cuff disease and shoulder arthritis.