What Are Orthotics And How Do They Work?

Orthotics
May 11, 2021 0 Comments

Your feet are very important in your daily activities. They do lots of things throughout the day:provide a sturdy foundation, walk, run, a lot of heavy lifting, climbing stairs, and more! Many people deal with biomechanical problems in their feet due to various conditions like flat feet, high arches, or other abnormalities and deformities. A …

Total Ankle Replacement Surgery

May 25, 2020 0 Comments

Total ankle replacement (AKA Total Ankle Arthroplasty), is a surgical procedure done by a foot & ankle surgeon. This procedure’s aim is to relieve pain and keep the motion in an arthritic or injured joint.  Total ankle replacement (TAR) is an alternative treatment option for ankle fusion. Ankle fusions can relieve pain, but since the …

The Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

January 13, 2020 0 Comments

Tarsal tunnel is a narrow space that is located on the inside of your ankle. It is next to the ankle bones and covered with a thick ligament. This ligament, flexor retinaculum, protects and maintains the structures inside of the tunnel- like arteries, veins, tendons, and nerves. Among these structures is the posterior tibial nerve, …

Peripheral Artery Disease: What is it?

January 12, 2020 0 Comments

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) affects 8 to 12 million Americans, 1 in every 5 people over 70 years old have the disease. People who have PAD have a 2-6x greater chance of death from heart attack or stroke. Peripheral Artery Disease and diabetes are the leading cause of foot or leg amputation in the United …