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Pain pp 771-775 | Cite as

Conditions of the Foot and Ankle

  • Markus Jackson
  • Talal W. Khan
  • Alaa Abd-ElsayedEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Foot and ankle conditions are common causes of chronic pain and can significantly impact patients’ lives. Presented here is information on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of some common conditions of the foot and ankle.

Keywords

Bunion Bunionette Hallux valgus Metatarsalgia Plantar fasciitis Tarsal tunnel syndrome 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Markus Jackson
    • 1
  • Talal W. Khan
    • 2
  • Alaa Abd-Elsayed
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Kansas Medical CenterKansas CityUSA

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