In-depth

Avascular necrosis

Loss of blood flow to a bone leads to avascular necrosis — the death of bone tissue. This most commonly affects the thighbone, causing groin pain.

Broken ankle/broken foot

Reactive arthritis

Reactive arthritis is an inflammatory condition that develops in response to an infection in another part of your body.

Sprained ankle

The result of torn or stretched ligaments, a sprained ankle requires proper self-care and, in some cases, prompt medical evaluation to ensure effective treatment.

Mar. 13, 2013