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Osteochondral lesions of the talus

Osteochondral lesions of the talus are likely to occur along with an ankle sprain. In most cases, it is common if the injury occurs when landing on the ankle in which the tibia crushes the top part of the talus, thus damaging the covering cartilage. Indications The indications of osteochondral lesions of the talus usually […]

Broken ankle

A broken ankle can occur from a severe ankle sprain and involves damage to one of the ankle bones. Close look on the ankle The ankle joint is comprised of 3 bones – tibia, fibula and talus. A broken ankle can involve any of these bones. What are the causes? One can end up with […]

Morton’s neuroma

Morton’s neuroma is a condition characterized by pain or discomfort amidst the 3rd and 4th toes due to nerve compression. What are the indications? The indications of Morton’s neuroma usually include pain, often with pins and needles sensation on one side of a toe and the neighboring side of the next toe. The pain is […]

Bruised heel

A bruised heel involves damage to the tissues beneath the heel and characterized by pain. The treatment for this injury typically includes rest and protecting the area with padding or taping as well as pinpointing the possible causes. What are the indications? Pain beneath the heel bone that develops gradually Walking can be uncomfortable or […]

Cytomegalovirus infections

Cytomegalovirus is a prevalent virus which is a member of the family of herpes viruses. It can infect many individuals at some point in their lives. The virus spreads to children via bodily fluids such as urine, tears, saliva, blood and even breast milk. The condition is usually spread while changing diapers, bathing or during […]

Middle ear infection

The middle ear is a small region of the ear at the rear part of the eardrum. It is susceptible to infection once microorganisms from the nose and throat are ensnared there. The small-sized tube that connects the ear to the throat or Eustachian tube can become swollen. This can occur during a common cold. […]