Joel D. Stewart, MD In Part I of this series, I discussed medical conditions and issues that weren’t orthopaedic in origin which could cause foot and ankle swelling, and I also alerted you to some of the usually experienced reasons for temporary foot and ankle edema. Today, my focus will be on the most common… Read more »
Bursa Aspiration and Analysis – Why was this Ordered for Me?
Robert J. Snyder, MD Did you know that there are more than 150 bursae in the human body? Almost every joint has at least one of these slippery, cushiony, synovial fluid-filled sacs that provide padding, reduce friction and add lubrication between the points of bones, muscles and tendons near the joints. These little marvels usually… Read more »