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Cartilage Replacement For ankle Arthritis

    Cartilage Replacement For ankle Arthritis If you have foot or ankle arthritis you may be frustrated with the available options. Non surgical options such as physical therapy or injections may not have worked for you. You may have researched stem cell treatment, however there is no real good scientific data that shows it grows any

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    Cartiva For Hallux Rigidus

      Cartiva for Hallux Rigidus Patients suffering with a stiff and painful big toe joint ( Hallux Limitus or Hallux Rigidus, Osteoarthritis of the big toe 1st MPJ)  now have a great option to get their life back. Cartiva is an implant that is changing how surgeons approach foot surgery. It is a joint sparing implant.

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      3D Printed Surgical Implants For Charcot Foot Surgery

        3D Printed Surgical Implants For Charcot Foot Surgery 3D Printed Surgical Implants For Charcot Foot Surgery   Today with advances in technology we have the ability to perform surgical corrections of deformities like never in the past. With the advent of 3-D custom printed implants we can now correct deformities of the foot and ankle

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        Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair

          Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair POP, you feel it in the back of your ankle. It can feel as if someone slugged you with a bat in the back of the heel. You fall down and can barley walk on the foot. Overnight the ankle and heel get swollen and purple. When

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          Hyperbaric oxygen abuse

            Hyperbaric oxygen abuse Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been criticized for being overused for increasing corporate profits.Now a new study came out revealing the dark side of hyperbarics. Unfortunately it can be an overused modality that does not have the patient’s best interest in mind. You have a wound and get a referral to a wound

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            Amputation Rates Soar In San Diego

              Amputation Rates Soar In San Diego. Recently a study was published on the amount of amputations done in california and san diego. The data shows that San Diego has the highest amputation rate in california. This is a disturbing trend that needs to be addressed. What is the cause of this and how can this

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              Charcot Medial Column Fusion Surgery

                Check out our latest you tube video on Charcot Medial Column Fusion Surgery   Many of my patients come in being told by multiple doctors that they need their foot amputated. There are always techniques available to prevent amputation. Charcot Medial Column Fusion Surgery is one method employed in certain cases that allows for a foot reconstruction.

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                Personal Injury Expert Witness

                  Personal Injury Expert Witness Needing a expert witness on personal injury cases can be a daunting task for lawyers, no matter if you are the plaintiff of defense. A personal injury expert witness is important to help your case. There is always the balance between having a doctor with a vast amount of clinical experience

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                  Fixing Non Union’s Of The Foot And Ankle

                    Fixing Non Union’s Of The Foot And Ankle Non Union Foot Ankle. If you need a fusion or if you have a non union in your foot or ankle there is hope .Fixing non union’s of the foot and ankle can now be achieved with great ease. Many times the surgical site needs to be

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                    Foot Surgery San Diego

                      Foot Surgery San Diego When undergoing foot surgery you deserve to have confidence in your surgeon. Here at the Advanced Foot and Ankle Center of San Diego our surgeons are board certified and specialize in complex surgeries of the foot and ankle. Dr Wrotslavsky is an international speaker at medical and surgical conferences. He teaches

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