- Extensive and comprehensive review of the diagnosis, management and treatment of sports injuries to foot and ankle
- Superb illustrations defining the cause of foot and ankle injuries in athletes
- World-renowned authorship providing a thorough review of this most common musculoskeletal injury
This book provides a comprehensive review of the diagnosis, management and treatment of sports injuries to the foot and ankle. The editors have assembled a list of contributors at the top of their field to define the medical management, treatment and surgery for themost common and highly debilitating sports injuries. Currently, foot and ankle injuries are the most common musculoskeletal injuries, thus this book fills the clear need for a state-of-the art resource that focuses upon this growing area of orthopaedic practice.
Foot and Ankle Sports Orthopaedics is highly relevant to orthopaedic surgeons, sports orthopaedic surgeons and medical professionals dealing with sports injuries around the F&A. With clear and didactic information and superb illustrations, this book will prove to be an indispensable learning tool for readers seeking expert guidance to further their surgical skills in this area.
Professor Valderrabano performed his medical studies in Zurich, Switzerland. He received his MD degree for the experimental work “Structural Adaptations of the Pars Convoluta of the Distal Tubulus of the Mouse Nephron under Thiazide Treatment” at the Institute of Anatomy in Zurich. He then completed his residency in Orthopaedics & Traumatology with achievement of the “Swiss Medical Degree for Orthopaedics and Traumatology”. Subsequently, he performed his curriculum in Sports Medicine with achievement of the “Swiss Federal Sports Medicine Medical Degree” in 2005. Professor Valderrabano obtained his Ph.D. (Dr. phil.) in Biomechanics at the Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Calgary in Canada in 2009. From 2009 to 2014 he was elected as Chairman and Director of the Orthopaedic Department at the University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. He is currently Chairman of the SWISS ORTHO CENTER in Basel and Professor for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery at the University of Basel in Switzerland. Professor Valderrabano is author of numerous scientific papers and was honoured by several international scientific and clinical awards.