This issue of Orthopedic Clinics will focus on sports-related injuries. Articles to be included will cover pediatrics, trauma, upper extremity, adult reconstrucion, and foot and ankle.
This Clinics issue will encompass the following topics pertaining to articular cartilage:structure, biochemistry, biomechanics, function, injury, degeneration, repair, cartilage-engineering strategies, and other treatment options. The Hopital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
Mutilated hand injuries are one of the most challenging reconstruction problems than can confront hand surgeons. This issue will cover outcome and functional measurement in mutilating hand injuries; skin coverage considerations in a mutilating hand injury; reconstruction of major degloving injuries of the hand; challenges posed by delayed presentation of mutilating hand injuries; and many more articles surrounding this topic.
This issue will focus on sports-related foot and ankle injuries, including articles on the following: Podiatrists as a member of the sports medicine team, New & emerging sports medicine technologies, Ankle sprains and return to sports activities, Dynamic clinical assessment techniques of the athlete, Acute lower extremity injuries, Principles of rehabilitation and return to sports following injury, and many more!
This issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery will feature topics on: Etiology, Pathophysiology and most common injuries of the lower extremity in the athlete;Forefoot Stress Fractures and Plantar plate injuries in the athlete;Midfoot sprains and fractures in the athlete;Intraarticular acute ankle fractures and talar dome osteochondral injuries;The triple injury of ankle synovitis, ankle instability and peroneal tendon tear in the athlete;New technology in the treatment of athletic injuries; and Current thinking in the treatment of plantar and posterior heel pain syndrome
While some of the topics in the preliminary table of contents will expand upon and update past issues and papers on trauma or sports injuries, others have barely been touched upon in literature and will make a great impact on the amount of information the Clinics offers on foot and ankle injury. Some of these topics include information for treating dancers (ballet, mostly) injuries, new non-surgical treatments, pre-hab techniques, and one chapter contributed by a non-surgical podiatrist working for the GB Olympic, soccer and rugby teams, debating the need for orthoses given new technologies in turf and shoe design.
Nerve-related injuries of the lower extremity are frequently encountered in orthopaedic practice. Proper and timely diagnosis and treatment are the keys to optimizing outcomes. This issue will include articles on: Introduction to Peripheral Nerve Diagnostics, Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density Biopsy, Lower Extremity Focused Neurological Examination, Metabolic Nerve Entrapment, Lower Extremity Compartment Syndromes, Treatment of Recurrent Mortons Neuroma, Proximal Tibial Nerve Entrapment and Treatment, and many more exciting articles!
Complications of hand injuries are very common, and the primary goal of the treatment of hand trauma is simply that of avoiding complications. They can be considered to be complications of missed diagnoses, complications of treatment, or complications of injuries.
This exciting issue will cover everything from Ligament anatomy and biomechanics of the Carpus, Diagnosis and Treatment of Perilunate and lunate fracture/dislocations, Acute Scapholunate ligament injuries - arthroscopic treatment, Acute scapholunate ligament injuries - open treatment, Diagnosis and treatment of acute lunotriquetral ligament injuries to Management of intercarpal ligament injuries associated with distal radius fractures, Chronic scapholunate ligament injuries - soft-tissue ligament reconstruction , Midcarpal instability, Salvage procedures in the management of carpal instability, and many more.
Injuries to the elbow are common, usually occur secondary to indirect trauma and are often accompanied by injury to shoulder or wrist joints. It is important to assess injuries promptly and accurately, taking into account age and the mechanism of injury, particularly because of the risk of accompanying vascular involvement. This issue will include articles on Anatomy and Exposures, Simple Elbow Dislocations, Radial Head Fractures, Complex Elbow Instability: Radial Head and Coronoid, Varus Posteromedial Instability, Monteggia and Trans-olecranon Injuries, Olecranon Fractures, Arthroscopic management of Elbow Fractures Elbow trauma in the Athlete, Soft Tissue Coverage of the Elbow and many more!