Treating an Achilles injury, arthritis in the ankle, and more on foot & ankle health.
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Health Lines May 2016

Repairing Your Achilles Heel

Achilles injuries can slow you down until treated. But should you do surgery or simple immobilization?
Get back on your feet

Repair Your Ankle or Replace It?

Arthritis in the ankle can cause severe pain, often leaving ankle fusion or replacement as the only treatment options. When facing this choice, it's important to know which option will best fit your long-term lifestyle.
The up and down sides

The STAR of the Show

Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR) substitutes a high-tech implant for an arthritic-damaged ankle joint, granting the patient a larger range of motion upon recovery.
Replace your pain

Ortho Tip of the Month

Don’t let a fashion statement cripple foot and ankle health

Proper footwear is an easy way to avoid foot and ankle pain. Skip the high heels (ladies) and pinch-toed shoes (gentlemen) to give your feet plenty of room to avoid cramping and deforming.

Meet Our Foot and Ankle Specialists

Dr. Murali Moorthy and Dr. Joseph Kou are orthopedic surgeons specializing in foot and ankle care. 
Meet Dr. Kou (now at our new Concord location)
Meet Dr. Moorthy

Muir Orthopaedic Specialists | (925) 939-8585

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