Osteochondral lesions of talus have been represent approximately 4% of all cases of osteochondral lesions. Previously terms like osteochondritis dessicans, transchondral talus fracture, and osteochondral talus fracture have been used to describe these lesions which involve cartilage as well as bone of the talus. A history of trauma is documented in more than 85% of patients and a primary … [Read More...] about Osteochondral Lesions of Talus
Osteonecrosis or avascular necrosis of talus bone occurs when blood supply of talus is affected and the bone is deprived of its oxygen source. Necrosis means death of the tissue due to ischemia. Osteonecrosis means death of the bone tissue and both the terms are used interchangeably though their historic usage was for different contexts. It may occur following talar neck fractures or could … [Read More...] about Avascular Necrosis of Talus – Causes and Treatment
Back pain in children is not that common and often may be associated with an underlying disorders. However, recent evidences have suggested backpacks in school going children to be cause of back pain. The school going does involve carrying backpacks filled with books and materials and is continuing to be so in future time, it is of concern. The parents need to aware of the fact that loading the … [Read More...] about Do Backpacks Cause Backpain in Children and What Can be Done?