Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research ®

A Publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons ®

Foot & Ankle 52 articles


Early Active Motion versus Immobilization after Tendon Transfer for Foot Drop Deformity: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Santosh Rath MS, Ton A. R. Schreuders PT, PhD, Henk J. Stam MD, PhD, Steven E. R. Hovius PhD, MD, Ruud W. Selles PhD

Immobilization after tendon transfers has been the conventional postoperative management. Several recent studies suggest early mobilization does not increase tendon pullout.

One-stage Metatarsal Lengthening by Allograft Interposition: A Novel Approach for Congenital Brachymetatarsia

Sandro Giannini MD, Cesare Faldini MD, Stavroula Pagkrati MD, Maria Teresa Miscione MD, Deianira Luciani MD

Congenital brachymetatarsia, a shortened metatarsal bone, can be corrected surgically by callus distraction or one-stage lengthening using bone graft.