Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections

What role do PRPs play in healing? In recent years, a great deal of attention has been paid to the potential of platelet-rich plasma injections to speed healing from injuries and successfully hasten postsurgical recovery. Famous athletes, such as Tiger Woods, have received PRP for common sports injuries, such as chronic tendon injuries. Many athletes…

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Neuroma Excision

A neuroma, sometimes called a “nerve tumor”, is believed to be the body’s response to some type or trauma, irritation or excess pressure that causes the nerve to be compressed, stretched or otherwise damaged. Although they can appear in other parts of the body, neuromas are most often found on the bottom of the foot…

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Lisfranc Injury Fixation

The middle area of the foot, the midfoot, consists of a collection of small bones that create the arch on top of the foot. The midfoot plays an important role in the movement of the foot, especially walking, through its function of transferring the forces produced in the muscles of the calf to the forefoot….

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Peroneal Tendon Repair

Tendons are fibrous connective tissue composed of collagen, which is what makes them so strong. Often located around joints, tendons connect muscle to bone. It is the strength and flexibility of the tendons that facilitate the range of motion in joints. The peroneal tendons, located on the outside of the lower leg and ankle, are…

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Ankle Arthroscopy

Ankle arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure used by orthopedic surgeons to diagnose and repair issues within the ankle joint. Because arthroscopy does not require large incisions typical of traditional surgery, it has increasingly become the procedure of choice and is the most frequently performed orthopedic ankle procedure done today.   The word arthroscopy comes to…

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Achilles Rupture Repair

Tendons are bands of connective tissue that connect muscles to bones and allow us to move. They are located throughout the body, especially at the joints, and are composed of strong collagen fibers, which are necessary because of the force placed on them from muscle contraction and movement. The Achilles tendon, which connects the muscles…

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