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The Cost of Custom Orthotics

    The Cost of Painless Walking is $2 A friend and I were discussing orthotics the other day and we were talking about the price of custom orthotics. Especially in today’s economy with every subsequent article talking about rising inflation rates, the negative performance of the stock market, and an ever-increasing risk of recession that may

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    Store Purchased Orthotics vs Custom

      Retail vs Custom Orthotics At their core, orthotics are devices that are placed in shoes to change how your feet meet the ground during weight-bearing. There are many different modifications that can be added and many different materials that are used to make a pair of orthotics for different purposes. As a result of this

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      Foot Infection Antibiotic discussion Kimyrsa

        Next up is KIMYRSA. KIMYRSA is a new IV antibiotic with similar uses as Dalvance: treating acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections with antibacterial properties against a similar spectrum of aerobic Gram-positive bacteria. It is the second generation of this specific antibiotic, the first being Orbactiv. It is from the same family of antibiotics

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        3D Scanners and Custom Orthotics

          Traditionally custom orthotics were made using a plaster slipper cast technique. This involved using wet plaster to mold the shape of a person’s foot and then using the mold (slipper cast) to create a replica of the patient’s foot which was then used to make the orthotic. As time went on, the Foam Box technique

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          Bathroom Toe Surgery Gone Wrong!

            Bathroom Surgery Gone Wrong! There is a colloquial term that we sometimes throw around called “bathroom surgery.” Typically, when we use common household items to perform procedures on ourselves that we think we can do with what we have lying around to avoid a trip to the doctor. In the podiatry world, it is arguably

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            Cartilage Repair Painful Big Toe And Ankle

              Are you experiencing Big Toe or Ankle Joint Pain? Stiffness or Reduced range of motion? Increased pain during cold, damp weather Difficulty moving the big toe up and down? Inflammation and swelling around the joint, especially the top? Pain that worsens with an increase in activity? Increased difficulty bending the toe? Inability to feel comfortable

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              Chronic Care: Living Fully With a Chronic Health Condition

                Subconsciously most people know that their good health is their most important asset, and one worthy of keeping through care and attention. In practice, however, healthy people tend to take their good health for granted – until they receive a diagnosis of a chronic condition that reverberates like a punch to the gut. Many chronic

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                Cartiva Implant Success For Hallux Rigidus

                  Many times prospective patients wonder ” I read about this procedure, but does it really work? Cartiva for Hallux Rigidus and Hallux Limitus not only works great but the long-term outcomes on it have been very very impressive. I continue to have patients that come in having done this procedure for Hallux rigidus and hallux

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                  Chronic Pain of the Foot and Ankle

                    Suffering from chronic pain of the foot and ankle requires a multimodality approach.  One can get chronic pain in the foot and ankle for many reasons such as CRPS otherwise known as complex regional pain syndrome, or after trauma or multiple fractures, and also after surgeries 1 can develop chronic foot and ankle pain.  With

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                    Before and After Bunion surgery correction pictures

                      Are you considering bunion surgery? We just wanted to share with you some before and after pictures. We use a technique that has no visible incision and has one of the fastest recovery times. Cosmetically pleasing results with no long term non weight bearing. Bunion surgery ,bunionectomy, hallux valgus, bump on the big toe, hallux

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