Foot and Ankle Specialist

Now, treat your Achilles’ heel with minor surgery

September 9, 2014

Scientists have revealed that a new minimally-invasive surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon actually uses the damaged tissue to help repair the tear.

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Health Care Marketing: How to Get a Leg Up on the Competition

September 9, 2014

Originally posted here: Health Care Marketing: How to Get a Leg Up on the Competition

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Acute Posterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Caused by Gouty Tophus

September 9, 2014

Gouty tophus of the tarsal tunnel is a rare cause of posterior tarsal tunnel syndrome. We present a case of acute posterior tarsal tunnel syndrome due to gouty tophus that required early tarsal tunnel release in order to avoid irreversible nerve damage. The presence of background neuropathy resulted in a less favorable result than expected

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Treatment of Stage II Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity With Subtalar Arthroereises

August 25, 2014

The role of arthroereises in the treatment of adult acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) has been controversial. This study aims to evaluate the outcome of subtalar arthroereisis in treating stage II AAFD. A total of 24 feet with stage II AAFD were treated surgically between 2009 and 2011 using subtalar arthroereisis.

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