42019Feb

Lunate Facet Malunion with Osteotomy

Case Presentation: A 36 year old gentleman sustained a wrist injury while running and falling but xrays at the time were reportedly negative for a fracture.  He was given a splint but had continued and persistent pain and swelling.  He came to my office 6 months later and xrays and a CT scan showed a dislocated…

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42019Feb

Distal Radius – 3 plates with Hardware Removal

Case Presentation: 30 year old gentleman injured his distal radius (wrist fracture) while snowboarding.  He had a severe fracture with separation of the lunate and scaphoid facet fragments.  Intra-operative fixation required individual fragment specific plating with screws, wires, and plates.  The fracture healed in a reasonable position, and the plates were taken out once healed due…

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42019Feb

CRPS Images – Franko

The following images represent classic signs and symptoms of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, also known as CRPS.  Historically, this has also been referred to as sympathetic reflex dystrophy or causalgia. I have found that the most sensitive and predictive finding is a dramatic loss in function (strength or motion) of a body part that is…

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