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  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency

    Venous insufficiency is a condition in which the veins have problems sending blood from the legs back to the heart.1 The blood vessels in your legs have one-way valves in them that prevent blood from flowing backward. When these valves aren't functioning properly venous insufficiency occurs with blood pooling in the veins, causing symptoms.

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  • How an Achilles Tendon Rupture Is Treated Without Surgery

    An Achilles tendon rupture is a traumatic injury that can cause significant disability after it occurs. This condition typically happens without warning and can make it challenging to walk or bear weight through your leg.

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  • What Is Pitting Edema?

    Pitting edema occurs because of a buildup of fluids that causes swelling, usually in the lower body. Edema is called "pitting" when there's enough swelling to cause a “pit" when pressing on the affected area. Non-pitting edema doesn’t leave a mark and is usually caused by fluids with relatively higher protein and salt content.

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  • Can Orthotics Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis?

    While there is no cure for RA, there are various treatments available to help you manage disease progression, reduce pain, and help you stay active. Orthotic treatments are one of the non-surgical and non-medication options you might consider if the joints of your feet are affected by rheumatoid arthritis.

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  • Complications following surgical treatment of ankle fractures in the elderly: can they be avoided?

    Following surgical treatment of ankle fractures, geriatric patients face high complication rates (CR) in literature. Commonly used diagnostic and treatment algorithms fail to consider requirements of ageing patients which increases the risk of postoperative complications. Objective: Present study critically evaluated surgical management of ankle fractures in patients over 65 years old, with focus on identifying modifiable risk factors and effective comorbidity management strategies.

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