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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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          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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