Category Archives: Procedures

Metatarsal Fracture Fixation (Open Reduction and Internal Fixation)

Metatarsal Fracture Fixation (Open Reduction and Internal Fixation) Overview This procedure is used to correct a fracture of one or more of the long bones of the foot. During this procedure, the surgeon stabilizes the bones with hardware to allow the bones to heal properly. Preparation In preparation for the procedure, the patient is positioned […]

Midfoot Fusion

Midfoot Fusion Overview This surgical procedure is performed to help relieve pain in the foot and correct deformities in the midfoot caused by injury, trauma, arthritis, or genetic defect. The procedure fuses any combination of the navicular, cuboid and cuneiform bones in the midfoot. Preparation The patient is positioned so that the top of the […]

Subtalar Fusion

Subtalar Fusion Overview This surgical procedure is used to help relieve pain in the joint beneath the ankle joint and correct deformities in the hindfoot caused by injury, arthritis, or genetic defect. The procedure fuses the calcaneus (the heel bone) to the talus, the bone that connects the foot to the ankle. Preparation The patient […]