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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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      Diabetic Toe Wounds

        Not all wounds of the foot need surgery. Too often doctors can be pre-programmed to tell a patient when faced with a difficult diabetic toe wound, to just amputate the toe. Amputation many times is the best solution, but not always. As can be seen in the picture above, the toe on the right is

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        Charcot Foot And Ankle Reconstruction

          I was recently asked to give a lecture on Charcot foot and ankle reconstruction and thought that this was an opportune time to write a blog about the new updates and treatments regarding Charcot foot and ankle reconstruction. Charcot right foot and ankle reconstruction has undergone many types of treatment options over the past 100

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          Orpyx Orthotics Help Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers from Recurring

            There are over 136 million people in North American that have diabetes or are pre-diabetic. If you are reading this, odds are you are one of them. When you have diabetes there are a lot of things going on that you must watch for. Many people with diabetes, about 70%, have a condition called neuropathy,

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            Predicting the severity of diabetic foot infections

              When one presents with a diabetic foot infection there is always the fear of amputation.  Diabetics that have infections in their feet are at significantly increased risk for amputation.  The challenge is to make sure that the patient can be treated with his minimal amount of surgery as possible saving as much of the leg

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              Osteochondral Defect of the Talus

                Ankle pain can really hold you back. If one takes three to five thousand steps a day that’s 3-5000 times that your ankle can hurt you daily. That is a painful way to live. There are many reasons for ankle pain. One that we specialize in here at the Advanced Foot And Ankle Center Of

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                Charcot Foot Treatment

                    Charcot foot requires expert treatment from surgeons that have experience treating this condition. When one is diagnosed with Charcot foot they should seek out a doctor that can show them how many of these they treated successfully. One with Charcot foot or ankle is at a high risk for loss of limb due to

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                  Ankle Sprains

                    Sprained ankle, how about if you sprain your ankle multiple times a year. Are you one of the millions of people that suffer with multiple ankle sprains and chronic ankle instability. Do you wonder why whenever you are about to go out on a hike you are afraid to roll the ankle. Many ankle sprains

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                    Gout

                      Gout attack in the big toe. That is what no one wants to feel. It can get so painful that even when your bed sheets touch your foot the pain is unbearable. Do not ignore the symptoms of big toe pain. If left alone one can end up with severe joint damage . There are

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