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Store Purchased Orthotics vs Custom

    Retail vs Custom Orthotics At their core, orthotics are devices that are placed in shoes to change how your feet meet the ground during weight-bearing. There are many different modifications that can be added and many different materials that are used to make a pair of orthotics for different purposes. As a result of this

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    Bathroom Toe Surgery Gone Wrong!

      Bathroom Surgery Gone Wrong! There is a colloquial term that we sometimes throw around called “bathroom surgery.” Typically, when we use common household items to perform procedures on ourselves that we think we can do with what we have lying around to avoid a trip to the doctor. In the podiatry world, it is arguably

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      Cartilage Repair Painful Big Toe And Ankle

        Are you experiencing Big Toe or Ankle Joint Pain? Stiffness or Reduced range of motion? Increased pain during cold, damp weather Difficulty moving the big toe up and down? Inflammation and swelling around the joint, especially the top? Pain that worsens with an increase in activity? Increased difficulty bending the toe? Inability to feel comfortable

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        Chronic Care: Living Fully With a Chronic Health Condition

          Subconsciously most people know that their good health is their most important asset, and one worthy of keeping through care and attention. In practice, however, healthy people tend to take their good health for granted – until they receive a diagnosis of a chronic condition that reverberates like a punch to the gut. Many chronic

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          Before and After Bunion surgery correction pictures

            Are you considering bunion surgery? We just wanted to share with you some before and after pictures. We use a technique that has no visible incision and has one of the fastest recovery times. Cosmetically pleasing results with no long term non weight bearing. Bunion surgery ,bunionectomy, hallux valgus, bump on the big toe, hallux

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            Osteochondral Defect of the Talus

              Ankle pain can really hold you back. If one takes three to five thousand steps a day that’s 3-5000 times that your ankle can hurt you daily. That is a painful way to live. There are many reasons for ankle pain. One that we specialize in here at the Advanced Foot And Ankle Center Of

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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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                Gout

                  Gout attack in the big toe. That is what no one wants to feel. It can get so painful that even when your bed sheets touch your foot the pain is unbearable. Do not ignore the symptoms of big toe pain. If left alone one can end up with severe joint damage . There are

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                  Jones Fracture

                    Oh no ,it happened. You stepped off the curb or was playing ball and “OUCH” you felt a snap or pop on the outside of your foot. The next morning your foot is swollen and purple. You can not put any weight on the foot. At your visit it is important for the doctor to

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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 with

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