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MANOS Plantar Fascia Release System for heel pain

    Introducing the MANOS Plantar Fascia Release System for heel pain and plantar fasciitis. This is a new age for getting rid of heel pain that has not responded to injections and orthotics and night splints. This device when used releases the plantar fascia with a no stitches needed approach. Heel pain can be very frustrating  and sometimes

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    Charcot Foot Reconstruction 1

      Charcot foot reconstruction can be one of the most challenging surgeries of the foot and ankle. What is charcot foot ? How does one get it and what do you do if you end up with charcot foot? Charcot foot otherwise known as neuropathic arthropathy or neuropathic osteoarthropathy or charcot joint is a disease process

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      Plantar plate tear

        Plantar plate tear of the second metatarsal phalangeal joint is a condition of the foot that is often overlooked by foot doctors. Many people have come into my office that have been treated for neuroma’s and other ball of the foot pain that have been diagnosed incorrectly. Unfortunately people have spent hundreds of dollars on

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        Speeding up healing of Foot fractures and Ankle Fractures part 3

          Speeding up healing of foot fractures and ankle fractures are  the number one priority if this happens to you.  In previous posts we discussed the three phases of bone healing and things that can slow down bone healing. In this post we will discuss methods to speed up bone healing if you sustain a fracture.

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          Custom Molded Orthotics 2

            Custom molded orthotics 2 The foot is made of 28 bones 33 joints and more than one hundred muscles tendons and ligaments. If you are not getting evaluated properly you can be hurting your foot in the long term. Many times running stores have professional runners  or semi pro runners that are giving advice on

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            Custom Molded Orthotics 1

              Custom Molded Orthotics 1. So you have foot pain , your arches hurt or your heel hurts and you are at drugstore or the running store and you see a pair of inserts. You think to yourself this will work. and you drop thirty dollars on a pair. They help for two days and now

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              Speeding Up Bone Fracture Healing part 2

                Last time we were discussing the three phases of bone healing and how your foot bone fracture heals up. When one first fractures their bone there is a rupture of small blood vessels and there is bleeding at the site, thus the swelling to the area next the blood vessels constrict and the bleeding stops.

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                Mobilegs Ergonomic crutches

                  It’s time to change the way we think of traditional crutches. In this day and age injuries that require crutches have to be re-imagined for patient care, compliance, comfort level and safety. We welcome Mobilegs – Ergonomic Crutches that deliver comfort and stability. The unique design, comfortable feel and spring assisted performance is what sets

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                  Ankle Fractures immediate weight bearing

                    Ankle fractures immediate weight bearing. Have you suffered an ankle fracture and have been told you need to be off your foot and ankle for the next eight to twelve weeks. Have you been told you will need surgery with plates and screws. Make sure to ask your surgeon if you are a candidate for

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                    Foot Pain In Children Is Not Normal

                      Foot pain in children is not normal.  We are always concerned about our children and want the best for them. How do you know if they have pain that it should be looked at. By who should it be looked at, is another important question. There are many reasons a child can have foot pain,

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