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Achilles Tendonitis

What Is the Achilles Tendon? The Achilles tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. It runs down the back of the lower leg and connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. Also called the heel cord, the Achilles tendon facilitates walking by helping...

Ankle Replacement

What is Total Ankle Replacement? Total Ankle Arthroscopy is commonly called total ankle replacement.  It is one of today’s solutions for debilitating ankle arthritis.   Total Ankle Replacement replaces an arthritic joint with an implant (prosthesis).   It enables...

Ankle Sprain & Ankle Pain

What Is an Ankle Sprain? An ankle sprain is an injury to one or more ligaments in the ankle, usually on the outside of the ankle.  Ligaments are bands of tissue—like rubber bands—that connect one bone to another and bind the joints together.  In the ankle joint,...