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Charcot Foot Reconstruction part 2

    Charcot Foot Reconstruction part 2 In a previous post you were introduced to the concept of the charcot foot and its collapse. In This post I will talk about the innovative ways we correct this foot and save these legs from being amputated. Charcot foot reconstruction has gone through an evolutionary process from amputation to

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    Custom molded orthotics Part 4

      Custom molded orthotics Part 4. So what really makes a custom molded orthotic made by your podiatrist foot and ankle expert different form the other outlets that are offering cheaper alternatives. First of all your podiatrist had four years of medical school training and on average two to three years of residency training on only

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      Custom molded orthotics 3

        Custom Molded Orthotics 3 What is so special about custom orthotics and what is done to them that make them work? Why are they so expensive. These are all great questions that you should ask. The first step in making custom orthotics is the evaluation of your foot. Your Podiatrist will evaluate your foot for

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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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