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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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    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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          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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            Ankle Sprains

              Sprained ankle, how about if you sprain your ankle multiple times a year. Are you one of the millions of people that suffer with multiple ankle sprains and chronic ankle instability. Do you wonder why whenever you are about to go out on a hike you are afraid to roll the ankle. Many ankle sprains

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              Bunion Surgery

                Bunions are not pleasant to say the least. First you have the painful bump that bothers you after a day of walking around. Then there is the issue of finding proper fitting shoes. Lastly there are the mechanical issues including a stiff joint and over lapping or under lapping of the second toe. There are

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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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