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Topaz, Tenex or Tenjet: which is best for chronic plantar fasciitis?

Topaz, Tenex or Tenjet: which is best for chronic plantar fasciitis?

What is chronic plantar fasciitis and how is it treated? The plantar fascia is the amazingly strong thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. It supports the arch and helps keep your foot from curling into a ball. Chronic plantar fasciitis is defined as plantar fascia pain experienced for at least 3-6 months without resolution. read more »

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Can Waiting to See a Foot Doctor Today about a Bad Ankle Bring Arthritis Tomorrow? YES!

Can Waiting to See a Foot Doctor Today about a Bad Ankle Bring Arthritis Tomorrow? YES!

Growing up in my house, listening to Dad complain about his latest aches and pains was the family pastime I’d least like to repeat. The pain kept him from doing a lot around the house, but we were a family, so we did what we could to help out. “Go get your father the remote,” he’d say. “I’ve got a read more »

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Got Plantar Fasciitis or Achilles Tendonitis? Could PRP, Amniox Stem Cells or Cortisone Answer Your Pain Relief Prayers?

Got Plantar Fasciitis or Achilles Tendonitis? Could PRP, Amniox Stem Cells or Cortisone Answer Your Pain Relief Prayers?

Are you having constant plantar fasciitis pain? Is that Achilles tendonitis just not going away? Do you feel like you’ve exhausted all conservative options? Does surgery appear inevitable? Here at UFAI, we have some non-surgical regenerative medicine options that could very well end your pain. And there is no need to go through the invasive process of surgery. We offer read more »

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Achilles Tendinitis Treatment Do’s and Don’ts

Achilles Tendinitis Treatment Do’s and Don’ts

Even though the Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the human body, it’s prone to injury and in fact, Achilles tendonitis is one of the most common conditions presented in our offices. The majority of the Achilles tendon’s attachment is to the upper back portion of the heel. Pain and/or swelling in this area or along the tendon may read more »

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3 Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis Straight Out of Science Fiction

3 Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis Straight Out of Science Fiction

A recent plague of plantar fasciitis on the ball field has some players singing, “Take me out of the ball game!” Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals, started complaining of symptoms of plantar fasciitis in his left foot about 10 days ago. You could catch the normally quite nimble first baseman hobbling from base-to-base in a game against the St. read more »

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Treating Plantar Fasciitis: What Works, What Doesn’t

Treating Plantar Fasciitis: What Works, What Doesn’t

Plantar Fascitis is a problem related to chronic heel pain. The pain is usually first steps in the morning or after a period of rest and decreases after a few minutes of walking. The pain is in the heel region and is a dull aching. We are experts at treating achilles heel spur pain. Patients will present with the following read more »

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All About Platelet Rich Plasma, Regenerative Medicine for the Foot and Ankle

All About Platelet Rich Plasma, Regenerative Medicine for the Foot and Ankle

All About Platelet Rich Plasma Platelet Rich Plasma Basic Science: Platelets are basic cells in our bodies that produce special proteins called growth factors.  These growth factors are responsible for healing damage to tissues and wounds and clotting.  When there is an injury to part of the body the platelets will rush to the area of injury to begin the read more »

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