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Jones Fracture

Olympic Sports Foot Injuries 2

     Olympic Sports Foot Injuries 2 – Basketball Jones’ Fracture Being a basketball player is very tough on your feet. Even with high performance shoes available today, hardwood has very little give to it.  The combination of hardwood, the pounding and twisting motions basketball players make, and the individual athletes’ foot shape, contribute to […]

Foot Fracture – Treatment in the NBA

Operative Treatment of Fifth Metatarsal Jones Fractures (Zones II and III) in the NBA Elite athletes can often incur proximal fractures of the fifth metatarsal (zone II and III). These injuries can be difficult to treat because of a tendency toward delayed union, nonunion or refracture. Researchers reviewed 10 NBA players’ records, seven of whom […]