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“All-Natural” Bunion & Hammertoe Surgery is Here

“All-Natural” Bunion & Hammertoe Surgery is Here

A better, all-natural bunion & hammertoe procedure OSSIOfiber® is an innovative implant that uses the latest technology for hammertoes and bunions. Using organic materials that turn into your bone, this advancement in foot surgeries restores you to full strength—without the pain and aggravation of metal implants. Bunionfiber® turns a big leap to surgery into choosing a small step toward healing. A breakthrough read more »

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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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When the Cartiva Big Toe Joint Implant Fails

When the Cartiva Big Toe Joint Implant Fails

The Cartiva implant was considered to be a revolution in great toe arthritis therapy. It came out with a splash and the original studies to get the implant through FDA approval showed incredible results. Our group, University Foot and Ankle Institute, and me in particular, were involved with helping launch the product and educating surgeons on how to use the read more »

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