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Reasonable Expectations After Lisfranc Fractures

Robert Rister Injuries, Fractures and Burns

During the time of Napoleon, a surgeon named Jacques Lisfranc de St. Martin performed an amputation of a soldier's foot. During Napoleon's winter invasion of Russia, this particular soldier had suffered a frostbitten foot. Gangrene had set it. Rather than sawing through bones, as would have been

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Lisfranc Injury Treatment and Recovery

Angelica Giron, MD Injuries, Fractures and Burns

The joint in the midfoot (Lisfranc joint) plays an important role in stabilizing the arch of the foot and in walking. This joint has a specialized structure that provides stability to the foot. As you walk, your midfoot transfers the forces created by the leg muscles to the front of your foot. An