What is a Joint Replacement? Joint replacement surgery consists of replacing, in part or completely, the affected joint by a prosthesis. It allows later use with good mobility, improved joint function, thus relieving the patient with their pain. In most cases, it
Plantar Fasciopathy is a lesion of the foot caused by stretching or rupture of the plantar “fascia,” a fibrous membrane that runs from the heel bone to the base of the toes. This membrane is, somehow, the “floor” of the foot. It
Achilles Tendinopathy is the injury of the Achilles’ tendon. The Achilles’ tendon connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. This condition mostly affects athletes, but it is not limited to them. Achilles tendinopathy can cause pain, swelling, and limit movement.