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Bunion Surgery advancements

    Bunion Surgery advancements today are summed up as follows , can the surgeon make the incision (cut in the foot) smaller. There are many ways to perform bunion surgery. A misconception that many of my patients have when they come in for a second opinion is they were offered “just to shave the bump”. I am

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    Expert witness testimonials foot ankle

      Expert witness testimonials foot and ankle. Knowing that your expert witness is knowledgeable  in their field of training will give you the best chance of winning your case. Experience with depositions and report writing as well as courtroom testimony is what you get with Dr Philip Wrotslavsky. Dr Wrotslavsky is a Board certified foot and ankle

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      Ankle Equinus

        Does your ankle not move all the way up. Are you or your child walking with out your heel hitting the ground.  Then you may have a condition called equinus The Ankle Joint is a key joint in your lower extremity that your body rolls over in the process of propelling you forward during the

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        Non unions of the foot and ankle 

          Non unions of the foot and ankle So you stumbled across this page because you were probably diagnosed with a Non union of the foot and ankle. What are the causes of a non union. Three things, 1-  Mechanical 2-biological 3-infection . Mechanical means that the bones were not fixed in a proper position and

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          Post Traumatic Ankle Arthritis

            Post traumatic ankle arthritis can be a devastating condition that affects millions of people. Post traumatic ankle arthritis occurs after an ankle injury such as an ankle fracture or pilon fracture. It can happen as soon as 6 months after an ankle injury. Or it may take a few years to present itself. It presents

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            Ankle Fracture

              Ankle Fracture It happened, you are playing  basketball and roll your ankle pulling down a rebound. “Snap” you feel the crack in your bone and know the worst has happened. So you end up in the emergency room and an X-ray is done. The doctor tells you you broke your ankle, and you need surgery.

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              Patient testimonial foot surgery

                Patient testimonial foot surgery   Patient testimonial foot surgery. Above is a video of a patient of Dr Wrotslavsky that had surgery . You can visit our youtube page and our patient testimonial page   to see more of our satisfied patients. Not everyone needs surgery however when it is necessary you should feel comfortable knowing

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                Charcot foot surgery

                  Charcot foot surgery Diabetics affected with charcot foot are many times faced with difficult decisions. There can be infected bones in their feet ( osteomyilitis). There are usually severe deformities associated with the diabetic foot such as a rockerbottom deformity. Here is a patient of mine with a classic rocker bottom deformity along with  an infected

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                  Cellutome Diabetic foot wounds

                    Cellutome Diabetic foot wounds Diabetic foot wounds are a serious issue that needs serious treatment. Many diabetics walk around with wounds on their feet that are not getting properly treated. A highly trained foot surgeon should be a part of the team evaluating and treating these wounds. After making sure there is no infection and that

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                    Personal injury expert evaluation and testimony

                      Personal injury expert evaluation and testimony Personal injuries can be very stressful whether you have suffered from a personal injury or if you are being sued for causing a personal injury. The use of expert testimony will make or break your case many times. Foot and ankle expert testimony in personal injury cases should not

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