Dr. Eduard Rabat Ribes
Publications and conferences
• European Editor of Orthopedics Present on Line, 2006• Multiple national and international Conferences and Publications
• Member of the Board of GRECMIP• Member of the Board of the Spanish Society of Foot and Ankle ( SECMPT ) • Member and founder of the Group Board of Foot and Ankle Barcelona (GPT )• Member of the Catalan Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology ( SCCOT )• Member of the Spanish Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology ( SECOT )• Member of the European Foot and Ankle Society ( EFAS )• Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalunya i Balears ...
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Ankle arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique that lets you view and work directly inside the joint, without opening, thanks to a tiny Ankle arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique that lets you view and work directly inside the joint, without opening, thanks to a tiny camera. Only small incisions or cuts in the skin of about one centimeter are made. Ankle arthroscopy is applied in cases of articular cleaning and removal of loose bodies, or other treatments, such as osteochondritis. After the intervention, it is recommended a week of rest and applying ice to prevent swelling. The patient may also need to reform through specific exercises led by a fisioterapeura, lymphatic drainage and other techniques to enhance the mobility of the ankle. ...
An ankle fracture is a break in one of the ankle bones (tibia, fibula and talus). These fractures may be partial (partially cracked bone), complete ( An ankle fracture is a break in one of the ankle bones (tibia, fibula and talus). These fractures may be partial (partially cracked bone), complete (perforated in two parts and bone) or may occur on one or both sides of the ankle. The injury may be caused by a fall or trauma. Symptoms may include pain and swelling in the injured ankle, unable to move or inability to bear weight. And, if the fracture is severe, you may notice that the parts of the fractured bone through the skin. In the latter case, the injury may require surgery, including the use of metal pins, screws or plates to hold the bones in place while the fracture heals. If the ankle fracture without surgery is, it is likely that the patient must wear a cast for at least six weeks. Most people need at least a period of between six and ten weeks to fully recover from a broken ankle. ...
Ankle Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease, suffering the breakdown of cartilage that covers the bone. If the tissues disappear, the bone c Ankle Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease, suffering the breakdown of cartilage that covers the bone. If the tissues disappear, the bone can not dampen the loads ankle supports. The causes of this chronic disease are over time, sequelae of trauma and fractures or sequelae of osteochondritis ankle. The patient feels pain in the foot, a feeling of pressure that makes you more tired and walk with difficulty. In addition, the running time decreases and the person ends up not being able to walk even a few meters followed and, in severe cases, causes total inability to walk. The initial treatment of osteoarthritis of the ankle is the use of templates to better accommodate the foot and reduce the impact force of walking ankle. In more advanced cases, surgery is recommended, and others may choose to implant a prosthesis ankle. ...
The ankle sprain is an injury to the ligaments of the ankle sprain, strain, stretch or twist. The strain can be caused by a direct blow to the ankle The ankle sprain is an injury to the ligaments of the ankle sprain, strain, stretch or twist. The strain can be caused by a direct blow to the ankle or as a result of a fall, a bad support or a bad move. There are three types of ankle sprain by severity. The first-degree sprain is minor, since the ankle ligaments are not broken, the area is slightly swollen, painful and spills may occur. In this case you can return to physical activity in no time with a taping. In the second degree sprain, there is partial or complete ligament rupture, pain and swelling are older and less movements can be performed with the foot. In the third degree sprain, there is complete rupture of ligaments, the pain is intense, the mobility of the foot is very small and the injury is accompanied by a much larger spill. Therefore, sometimes surgery is required. ...
The hallux valgus or bunion is a deformity of the big toe, which is diverted to the other fingers, coming to overlap the second toe. The causes of the appearance of bunions are hereditary factors, inflammatory rheumatism, disorders of the foot or the use of inappropriate footwear. Hallux valgus foot swells and it has pain in the area of the junction of the finger with the rest of the foot, which is usually worse when walking. The hallux valgus can be treated with anti-inflammatory medication and painkillers, physiotherapy exercises and massage, local application of heat or cold, or even the use of pads in the area of the bunion. The operation is indicated only in severe cases where there is a high difficulty walking. ...
Flatfoot is the lack of normal arch in the foot because the tendons in the area are loose. The causes of this condition, which is not detected until two years may be inherited or caused by aging, injury or illness. In general, flat feet do not cause pain when walking, but should always use a wide, comfortable and flexible shoe, which is well ventilated and have good tread to avoid discomfort. In cases where flat feet cause pain when walking, wearing orthopedic shoes or orthotics it is recommended. And in the most severe cases of flat feet you can opt for surgery to repair the tendon that causes lack of arch in the foot. ...
Foot arthrodesis is a surgical technique that involves the artificial fusion of the bones that form the joint, which still remain after surgery. The aim of the intervention is to relieve pain or deformity of the foot caused by poorly healed fractures, arthritis, infections, or birth defects. In foot arthrodesis two different techniques are used: open, in which a long incision and direct visualization of the joint is performed; or arthroscopic, in which small incisions in the skin by a thin arthroscope with a tiny camera attached to a monitor on which the doctor can go watching every step of the operation performed is entered. The joints take four months to merge completely, and then require the completion of a rehabilitation treatment with a physiotherapist. ...
A foot fracture is a break in any of the bones of the foot (tarsus, metatarsals and phalanges). The injury occurs by direct trauma or excessive load on the bone. The foot fracture causes pain, swelling, numbness of the fingers or toes, decreased range of motion, inability to walk comfortably, and lump or visible deformity over the fracture zone. Depending on the severity of the fracture, the patient should be operated or may be sufficient treatment with splinting or plaster. The metatarsal bones and phalanges can be welded in a period ranging between three to six weeks, but the tarsal bones take longer to heal, usually six to ten weeks. ...
The spur is a calcification in the heel produced as a result of excessive stretching and continued plantar fascia. This injury causes pain and swelling in the area around, and difficulty normal heel support. Ram it usually results in a high arched foot, overweight, wearing inappropriate footwear or poor posture continuous standing. The treatment is based on the use of orthotics heel discharging tension night splints, stretching exercises or injections of anti-inflammatory drugs, which are effective to eliminate or reduce pain. If these treatment techniques fail, in severe cases the ram can be corrected by surgery. ...
The minimally invasive bunion surgery, or percutaneous surgery is a new technique for treating hallux valgus. This procedure decreases the potential complications of this disease and shortens the process of postoperative recovery. This type of surgery involves making small incisions in the skin through which the projection of the foot bone is removed. The procedure is simple, lasts ten to fifteen minutes is a type of ambulatory surgery. The patient can go home the same day of the operation, since only local anesthesia is used. Generally, minimally invasive bunion surgery is indicated in cases where the patient has severe pain or who can not walk normally. ...
Morton's neuroma or Morton neuritis is a thickening of the interdigital nerve in the space between the third and fourth toes. It occurs as a result of chronic compression. Sometimes it causes intense pain in the front area of the foot, metatarsal level, close to the 2nd or 3rd interdigital space. ...
Percutaneous surgery of the foot is a novel surgical technique for treating foot disorders consist of changes in bone or white fabrics. With this type of minimally incisive surgery, treatment of these pathologies is achieved with a minimal incision in the skin of two to three millimeters, while conventional surgical techniques with large incisions (or even the elimination of joints were demanding cases severe ). Some of the disorders most frequently treated by percutaneous surgery of the foot are: hammer toes, bunions, metatarsalagias, bunions, heel spurs, and other. Anyway, according to the severity of each patient, the doctor will evaluate which must ultimately if this technique is the most suited to treat their pathology. After the operation, the patient must use a type of shoe and wide rigid sole that reduces the load on the operated foot, so it is not advisable to operate both feet at once. ...
Plantar fasciitis is inflammation overload or stretching of the thick tissue on the sole. This tissue is called plantar fascia and is the one that connects the heel to the toes and arch creates. People with more options for developing fasciitis are those who play sports very often, those with obesity, those with tight Achilles tendon, or those with problems in the arch of the foot. Generally, this injury causes pain and stiffness in the bottom of the heel, although the sole can also ache or burn. The treatment involves prescription drugs, stretching the heel and toe, night splints, rest and wearing proper shoes, but sometimes the patient needs surgery. ...
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