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Cartilage replacement in the foot

    Cartilage replacement in the foot hallux limitus hallux rigidus ankle arthritis Cartilage replacement in the foot Advances in cartilage replacement surgery is one of the most exciting developments  in foot and ankle surgery. Until recently one who is suffering with joint degeneration in the foot or ankle had limited options. You either had to suffer

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    Nerve Decompression and Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

      Nerve Decompression and Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Diabetic peripheral neuropathy can be a painful addition to those who suffer with diabetes. The exact cause is unknown. It leads to numbness and constant burning and tingling in the feet. The loss of sensation in your feet can lead to ulcers and wounds of the foot. This is

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      New year’s resolution to use your feet

        New year’s resolution to use your feet Happy new year. 2016. Make this a year where you resolve to stay healthy. Its not that hard . It starts from the ground up. Resolve to use your feet. Yes, that means run , jog, bike , swim, walk. Do anything with your feet Yoga, Pilates, squats,

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        Lateral Ankle Instability part two

          Lateral Ankle instability part two. It’s been a few months and you keep spraining your ankle, you have tried a brace and even a custom brace. Now you are very frustrated and want to know your options. First thing is get a thorough exam. Is there a positive anterior draw sign. Is there excessive inversion of

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          Misonix Ultrasonic bone Scalpel

            Misonix Ultrasonic bone Scalpel I would like to introduce to you a great new innovation in bone surgery called the Misonix ultrasonic bone scalpel. Misonix Ultrasonic bone Scalpel This is a device that allows for accurate removal of bone when necessary with out the complications that can arise while using traditional bone saws. Many foot

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            Heel pain therapy

              Heel pain is one of the most common problems when patients experience foot pain. It has been reported that approximately 40% of people in the U.S. suffer from heel pain at any given time. The major cause of bottom-of-the-foot heel pain is plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is designed to support the arch and absorb

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              Brachymetatarsia

                Brachymetatarsia is a congenital condition that results in one having a shortened metatarsal bone in the foot. Cosmetically the foot will appear with a shortened toe. Commonly it occurs on the 4th toe in which the 4th toe is shorter than the 3rd and fifth toe. Brachymetatarsia occurs more in females than males. It can

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                Diabetic Foot Ulceration

                  Diabetic Foot Ulceration Diabetes is becoming more common in our society. According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report, almost 30 million Americans in 2012 had diabetes. Diabetes can have a huge impact on your foot health. Long-term poor blood sugar control can affect the vascular system in your foot by damaging the blood vessels. This

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                  MRSA Foot Infection

                    MRSA Foot Infection MRSA is a staph bacteria that is resistant to the usual antibiotics that treat staph. This is now in the news due to the recent infection that the tight end of the New York Giants, Daniel Fells is dealing with . He has undergone already 7 surgeries to save his foot. At this

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                    Ankle Subchondroplasty

                      Ankle Subchondroplasty           Ankle Subchondroplasty is a technique to repair microfractures and bone marrow edema of the ankle. This technique is appropriate for repair of microfractures and bone marrow edema of the bones of the foot as well. Subchondroplasty is a great procedure for people that have bone marrow defects of bones

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