Posts From September, 2016

The Complications Heel Spur Surgery

What can I do if a doctor made a mistake while operating on my heel? Many have heard of the ailment “heel spur” but don’t really know what it is. A bone spur in the heel develops when the ligament in the arch of the foot, the plantar fascia, is stretched causing significant pain. There […]

  • Posted on: Sep 26 2016
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To Replace or Not: Total Ankle Arthoplasty

What are the risks of ankle replacement surgery? Many patients suffer from ankle arthritis due to normal wear and tear brought on by aging. Similarly, those who have suffered an injury such as a broken ankle or dislocation can also develop arthritis. Regardless of the cause, arthritis can lead to painful loss of cartilage and […]

  • Posted on: Sep 26 2016
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Complications of Hammertoe Surgery

How common are complications of hammertoe surgery? While hammertoe surgery is ordinarily not regarded as one of the more complex foot surgeries, this digital arthroplasty procedure is often not as simple as it first appears, either for the patient or the doctor. Though it is typically the first operation surgical residents perform during training, a […]

  • Posted on: Sep 7 2016
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