Sever’s disease is not a disease, but a type of bone injury that causes inflammation near the growth plate in the heel, mainly affecting growing children. Mr Matthew Solan, an expert trauma and orthopaedic surgeon, guides us through what Sever's disease is, the signs and symptoms and the treatment available.
Feeling pain and stiffness in your heel might mean you are part of the 10 percent of the population suffering from a “heel spur”. Mr Matthew Solan, a trauma and orthopaedic surgeon based in London and Guildford, gives us an overview of what a heel spur is, what the causes are and the treatments that are available.
What should you do if you have pain in your big toe that isn’t going away? Could it be a sign of arthritis? If so, what can be done to help? We spoke with leading orthopaedic surgeon and specialist in foot and ankle problems, Mr Matthew Solan...
Is your local clinic making use of standing CT scan technology yet? In an exclusive interview with Top Doctors, leading trauma and orthopaedic surgeon Mr Matthew Solan explains why this new device is a huge advance in diagnosing foot and ankle problems to deliver the best-quality treatment.
The most common cause of pain underneath the heel is plantar fasciitis, which can easily get worse if not looked after and treated properly. Expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Matthew Solan explains how pain in the heel can be caused, and how it can be resolved.
Mr Matthew Solan is a leading ankle orthopaedic surgeon and an expert in treating Achilles tendon ruptures. Here he details his top questions for consideration on rupturing the Achilles tendon.
If you are suffering with a chronic pain condition in the foot or ankle, shockwave therapy may be the answer for you. It works by stimulating inflammation in the painful area and encouraging healing. Consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Matthew Solan explains the procedure.
Problems with the tendons in the foot and ankle can take a while to recover from, but what can you do to help this process? Leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Matthew Solan explains all.