Published in Telemedicine Business Week, June 15th, 2005
Ankle fusions are performed on patients experiencing severe ankle pain in daily activities when all conservative nonoperative treatments have failed. Ankle pain is caused by deterioration that can be due to arthritis of the joint, often from a previous injury that has damaged the joint, because of the wear and tear of everyday activities.
Richard Ferkel, MD, and Michael Hewitt, MD, of the...
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