Foot and Ankle

Editors: Lew C. Schon, MD, FAAOS and Steven L. Haddad, MD, FAAOS

NOTE: The denotation “(overlap)” implies the chapter is listed in this section and another subspecialty section. For example, compartment syndrome is listed in both Trauma and Hand and Wrist sections.

Section 1: Ankle

  • Stress Fractures of the Leg: Tibia and Fibula
  • Deltoid Ligament Instability Disease
  • Acute Lateral Ankle Instability
  • Syndesmotic Instability
  • Achilles Tendon Disorders
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Degenerative Ankle Arthritis
  • Arthritides of the Ankle
  • Tendon and Muscle Disorders: Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Gastrocnemius Contracture
  • Peroneal Tendon Disorders
  • Tibialis Anterior Tendons Disorders
  • Neurogenic Conditions: Entrapment Neuropathy
  • Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Diabetes: Charcot Neuropathy
  • Physical Examination of the Foot and Ankle (overlap)
  • Rotational Fractures of the Ankle (overlap)
  • Tibial Plafond (Pilon) Fractures (overlap)

Section 2: Hindfoot

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Calcaneal Stress Fracture
  • Progressive Collapsing Foot Deformity (Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity): Clinical and Radiographic Diagnosis
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Disorders
  • Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity: Diagnosis and Management
  • Cavovarus Foot Deformity
  • Cavovarus Foot Deformity: Nonsurgical Management
  • Cavovarus Foot Deformity: Surgical Management
  • Arthritides of the Hindfoot
  • Fractures of the Talus: Foot Trauma (overlap)
  • Fractures of the Calcaneus (overlap)
  • Fractures of the Navicular Bone (overlap)
  • Fractures of the Cuboid Bone (overlap)

Section 3: Midfoot

  • Midfoot Diabetes: Ulceration and Infection
  • Arthritides of the Midfoot
  • Midfoot Fractures: Tarsometatarsal (Lisfranc) Fracture-Dislocations (overlap)

Section 4: Forefoot

  • Hallux Valgus: Disorders of the First Ray
  • Lesser Toe Pathology
  • Lesser Toe Pathology: Bunionette Deformity
  • Freiberg Infraction
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Forefoot Trauma (overlap)
  • Fifth Metatarsal Fractures (overlap)
  • Forefoot Trauma: Metatarsal and Phalangeal Fractures (overlap)

Section 5: Other

  • Pedal Puncture Wounds
  • Systemic Conditions: Gout
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Conditions: Diabetic Foot and Ankle
  • Management of Systemic Conditions
  • Surgical Management of the Diabetic Foot
  • General Principles in Orthoses and Bracing
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Biomechanics/Gait: Effect of Ankle/Foot Malalignment