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Heel Pain & Treatment Options Jan 29th, 2019

Have you been experiencing any heel pain or bothersome tenderness without any obvious cause?  You aren’t alone. Foot pain, particularly heel pain, is one of the most common complaints and most people will deal with pain at some point during their lifetime, affecting upwards of two million patients a year....

Get Your Legs Summer Ready With Sclerotherapy Jan 14th, 2019

Varicose and spider veins are common health conditions — half of adults over age 50 are affected by their often-painful, and embarrassing symptoms. So, when cold weather rolls around, it can be a relief for sufferers to be able to turn to long pants and skirts as a way to...

Top 3 Runner’s Injuries And How To Prevent Them Dec 21st, 2018

In an ideal runner’s world, every step of every mile would be 100 percent pain-free. No aches, no twinges, no lingering soreness from yesterday’s workout. Unfortunately, if you’re a runner, the odds are not particularly in your favor: Every year, as many as 80 percent of runners get injured. The...

Stem Cell Therapy Explained Dec 3rd, 2018

If you suffer from plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis or another chronic foot injury or soft tissue pain – your treatment options are no longer limited to traditional treatments such as steroid injections, joint replacement or physical therapy. One such state-of-the-art, cutting-edge treatment option available to patients with degenerative arthritis, tendon...

Did I Sprain My Ankle? Nov 30th, 2018

Ankle and foot sprains are some of the most common podiatric injuries, usually caused by a fall or a sudden twist that forces the ligaments out of their normal position. Whether you play sports or simply lose your footing or twist your ankle walking down the street, sprains can happen...

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT): Better Than Surgery Nov 5th, 2018

Heel spur syndrome, more commonly known as plantar fasciitis, is one of the most common causes of heel pain in the US, affecting upwards of two million patients a year. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is a tight band of fibrous tissue starting at the...

Varicose Veins: Not Just A Cosmetic Issue Oct 18th, 2018

Varicose veins, abnormally enlarged, distended, veins that appear on the legs as ropy, twisted skin bulges, are easy to spot; which is why patients want them to disappear. They affect one in two persons and can be a major issue causing tired legs, bulging veins, ulcers, and burning sensations. And...

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment: A Closer Look At Shockwave Therapy Sep 28th, 2018

Often described as a throbbing pain that strikes the meat of the heel and radiates outward, plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot conditions in the US, affecting roughly two million Americans a year. The most obvious sign of this condition is the stabbing pain you experience when...

Wound Care, More Than Just A Dressing Change Sep 18th, 2018

The statistics are alarming: Chronic wounds, wounds that do not heal properly or completely during a timeframe of four weeks, affect nearly 5 million Americans, with 500,000 new cases diagnosed every year. The mortality and morbidity correlated with chronic, non-healing wounds are high and can limit mobility, cause severe pain...

LAPIPLASTY® Is Revolutionizing Bunion Correction Treatment Sep 12th, 2018

If you suffer from bunions, you are familiar with the pain and swelling associated with the unsightly bump on the side of your big toe. It seems like with each step, your body weight on your foot can cause more pain or numbness. This condition may worsen if you stand...

What is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy? Aug 24th, 2018

When you have a foot injury, it can be completely debilitating. Movement and freedom can be inhibited until the condition has been fixed. When it comes to treatments for tendon and ligament injuries around the foot such as plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendon, and ankle ligament injuries, one possible treatment to...