Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet Rich Plasma It’s difficult to overstate how unique regenerative therapies such as PRP – Platelet Rich Plasma- are. In previous decades many common injuries either required surgery for a full recovery or “stayed broke.” This is ironic because the patient’s problem isn’t a lack of surgery, it’s a lack of proper and complete healing.…

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Blister

Blister When to see a doctor There are certain developments that you should keep an eye out for. Specifically, if your blister becomes discolored, inflames disproportionately, or fails to heal, you should seek out your care physician as soon as possible. If your blister begins to show a yellow, green or purple hue, this is…

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Contrast Baths

Contrast Baths You can think of using a contrast bath as an enhanced icing routine. This approach involves soaking the lower extremity in alternate cold and warm baths. This can help greatly in reducing pain and swelling. Here’s a description of a basic contrast bath protocol:   Submerge the injured ankle in a bucket or…

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Plantar Fasciitis Surgery

Plantar Fasciitis Surgery In general,surgery is not needed to treat cases of plantar fasciitis. Approximately 95% of those suffering from plantar fasciitis are able live a life free from heel pain without resorting to surgery. However, your healthcare provider might deem surgery necessary if you have exhausted nonsurgical treatment options with no success. He or…

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Ankle Sprain

What exactly is a sprained ankle? An ankle sprain happens when the ligaments holding the joint together are torn or stretched out. It’s an extremely common sports injury and can be quite painful. Ankle sprain signs and symptoms:         Immediate pain and swelling.         Difficulty moving the ankle.         Pain when putting weight on the ankle. How will…

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Hammertoe Symptoms

ammertoe Symptoms : Visible deformity is the most obvious Hammertoe Symptoms of these conditions. This appearance is usually accompanied by the following: Pain and discomfort. Increasingly ill-fitting footwear. Many patients eventually have a difficult time finding shoes which are comfortable enough for daily wear. Excessive friction. This causes secondary symptoms such as corns and calluses.…

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Hammertoe Treatment

Hammertoe Treatment and other toe deformities:  Hammertoe treatment , claw toe, and mallet toe are a group of joint conditions which occur in the smaller toes of the foot, toes 2-4. These malformations never affect the big toe, toe 1, although several other joint conditions do. Note that these are true physical deformities. They affect…

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Antifungal Medications

Antifungal Medications As with any medical appointment, it’s good to prepare in advance for questions on Antifungal Medications to get the most out of the visit. It helps to write things down. Antifungal nail cream. These prescription creams are typically rubbed into the nails and surrounding skin after soaking the feet, or most likely after…

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