With winter’s arrival, many of us will begin seeing patients with weather-related injuries present to our offices. One of the most common conditions tends to be Raynaud’s disease. It is important to distinguish between Raynaud’s disease and Raynaud’s phenomenon as they are two clinically different presentations that are characterized by the severity of the symptoms. Raynaud’s disease is the milder of the two conditions as it presents with vasospasm alone and has no association with other systemic diseases.1
Ankle pain can be a nagging problem which may be the result of an old injury such as an ankle sprain, or just from chronic arthritis resulting from wear and tear throughout the years. Read More
Here’s a 65 year old male who presented with a chronic painful left ankle that he described as occasionally “giving out”.
Radiographs revealed an abnormally large fragment of bone (os trigonum) to the back of his ankle joint.
An MRI was performed as I was suspicious of a ruptured peroneal tendon. The MRI revealed no damage.