How an Orthopaedic Surgeon Can Help You With Foot Fractures

Dr. Alastair Younger, MB, Ch.B, M.Sc, Ch.M, F.R.C.S.(C), Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon, discusses foot fractures and surgery.

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Dr. Alastair Younger, MB, Ch.B, M.Sc, Ch.M, F.R.C.S.(C), Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon, discusses foot fractures and surgery.
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Featuring Dr. Alastair Younger, MB, Ch.B, M.Sc, Ch.M, F.R.C.S.(C), Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Presenter: Dr. Alastair Younger, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Patients that have bad injuries to the foot and ankle can suffer from pain and deformity. Surgery may be needed to correct the deformity and take the pain away.

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After foot and ankle surgery a patient should expect to get the full range of motion back once healing has taken place.

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If a foot or ankle joint is destroyed from an injury it can cause ongoing pain and is called post traumatic arthritis.

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Ankle surgery on patients with severe injury may have to have the ankle bone fused together and straightened in order to relieve pain and correct deformity.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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