A Guide to Diabetic Foot Care
The foot care needs of an individual with diabetes are often more complex than someone without diabetes. A trained foot and ankle specialist is an important part of the healthcare team for the diabetic patient. While anyone can experience general foot conditions, including someone with diabetes, patients with diabetes are at increased risk for the conditions below.
The Most Common Foot and Ankle Problems a Podiatrist Treats
Beyond performing surgery, podiatrists, who are foot and ankle surgeons, take care of so much more than you may realize. Routine or general podiatric care is all about keeping a patient’s feet, ankles, and lower legs healthy. Today we are going to be discussing general and routine podiatry care.
Most Common Types of Joint Pain
There are many factors that affect joint pain. Environment, genetics, diet, injury, and age all play a role. For the purposes of this article, we will be focusing on the most common types of joint pain that occur in the United States and manifests mostly as arthritis, what is most likely to cause it, and what can be done to treat it.
Total Ankle Replacement
Total ankle replacement has come a long way since its beginnings and is a common surgical procedure, often also known as also total ankle arthroplasty. This procedure is usually done by foot and ankle orthopedic surgeons to treat ankle arthritis, injury, or both. In this surgery, the ankle joint is removed and replaced with an artificial implant. Total ankle replacement surgery should provide pain relief while preserving or improving the overall ankle movement.
Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy For Orthopedics
Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a form of regenerative medicine that the physicians at Integrated Orthopedics are trained in using to treat conditions such as arthritis, tendon injuries, and rotator cuff tears. Today, we’re going to discuss what Platelet-rich-plasma therapy (PRP) and stem cell therapy are, and how regenerative medicine can help you.
The History of Knee Replacement and Current Advances in Total Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Surgery has come a long way since its beginning. The number of procedures done a year is also constantly increasing, with over three million knee replacement procedures anticipated to be performed by 2030.
Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery: Recover Faster at Home with Your New Knee or Hip
Advancements in orthopedic surgery, notably total hip and knee replacements, have come a long way. Rather than laying in a hospital bed for weeks, patients can now recover in the comfort of their home and most often begin walking within hours of surgery.
All About Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
If you’re one of the millions who are suffering knee or hip pain due to arthritis or an injury, you are probably looking at your options. Mako SmartRobotics robotic-arm assisted surgery is a revolution in joint replacement surgery for precision, recovery and outcomes. Learn more about it.