Jones Fracture

A Jones fracture is a particular type fracture that occurs at the diaphysis of the fifth metatarsal of the foot that was fist described by the British orthopedic surgeon, Dr Robert Jones.

Most Useful Resources:
Jones Fracture (Foot Health Forum)
Jones Fracture Average healing times (Foot Health Forum)
The Jones Fracture (Foot Health Friday)
Jones Fracture (Podiapaedia)
Jones Fracture (Podiatry TV)
Jones fracture (podiatry Update)

Chevron Osteotomy

A Chevron osteotomy is used for the correction of a mild to moderate hallux valgus deformity. The osteotomy reduces the angle between the first and second metatarsal.

Most Useful Resources:
Chevron Osteotomy (Foot Health Forum)
Chevron Osteotomys (Podiatry Arena)
Chevron Osteotomy (PodiaPaedia)
Charcot Foot (Podiatry FAQ)

Bunion Surgery

Bunion Surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures done. It is also unique in that there are probably more variations in the surgical techniques and options for bunion surgery than there is for any other surgical procedure. For example, there is the Chevron Osteotomy and the Austion Bunionectomy.

Most Useful Resources:
Bunion Surgery (Foot Health Forum)
HAV Surgery (Podiatry Arena)
Bunion Surgery (Bunion Surgery)

Austin Bunionectomy

The Austin Bunionectomy is a common procedure done the deformity in bunions. Initially the “bump” or excessive bone from the side of the first metatarsal head is removed. Then a “V-shaped” cut is done through the metatarsal head to re position the bone.

Most Useful Resources:
Austin Bunionectomy (PodiaPaedia)
Austin Bunionectomy (Podiatry Arena)
Austin Bunionectomy (Podiatry TV)
Austin Bunionectomy (Foot Health Forum)