Procedures

  • Absorbable Antibiotic Bead Treatment for Osteomyelitis

    This procedure is used to implant antibiotic-impregnated beads of calcium sulfate or calcium phosphate into infected bone. The beads deliver medication directly to the source of the infection. This is important, because infected bone often has a poor blood supply, and oral antibiotics may not be able to reach the infection through the bloodstream.

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  • Achilles Tendon Lengthening

    This procedure is designed to treat problems with the Achilles tendon, such as chronic tendonitis or a short or contracted Achilles tendon. A series of cuts is created in the tendon to allow it to stretch and lengthen.

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  • Ankle Fracture Surgery

    This surgical procedure is used to correct a fracture of the fibula or tibia in the ankle joint. The procedure involves attachment of a fixation plate made of stainless steel or titanium to the fibula and use of screws or fixation plate on the tibia to stabilize the bones and allow healing.

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  • Ankle Fusion, Transfibular

    This surgical procedure is performed to treat severe arthritis or injury of the ankle joint. During the procedure, the surgeon removes damaged bone and cartilage and fuses the joint. This stabilizes the ankle and relieves pain.

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  • Ankle Replacement

    This surgical procedure is performed to remove portions of the ankle that are diseased or severely injured and to implant a device that will help manage pain and restore mobility to the ankle.

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  • Arthroscopic Ankle Cartilage Repair

    This minimally invasive procedure is used to repair damaged cartilage in the ankle joint.

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  • Arthrosurface HemiCAP Resurfacing for the Great Toe

    This procedure uses a small, metal, cap-like implant to cover damaged or missing articular cartilage in the joint of the great toe, restoring mobility to the toe. Articular cartilage covers the surfaces of bones in the joint, allowing them to glide smoothly against each other. This procedure is commonly used to treat hallux rigidus, or […]

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  • Bunion Correction with Scarf and Akin Osteotomy

    This procedure is used to correct a bunion, a deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. During this procedure, portions of bone are removed and the bones of the foot and toe are aligned properly, eliminating the bump on the inner side of the foot.

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  • Bunionectomy With Wedge Osteotomy

    A bunionectomy is performed to correct a deformity of the big toe joint. One of the most common and effective bunion removal procedures is an osteotomy, which removes a portion of bone from the big toe. Bunionectomy An incision is made along the top or side of the big toe joint. The bunion, or side […]

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  • Bunionette Deformity Correction (Distal Fifth Metatarsal Osteotomy

    This surgical procedure is performed to correct a bunionette, a bony bump on the outer side of the foot at the base of the fifth toe. During this procedure, the surgeon realigns the head of the metatarsal and removes excess bone to eliminate the prominence and give the foot a more natural shape.

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  • Cheilectomy

    This surgical procedure is used to help relieve symptoms of hallux rigidus by removing bony growths on top of the big toe main joint. This procedure improves joint movement and is most successful in patients with less severe arthritis. Preparation The patient is positioned so that the top of the foot is clearly visible to […]

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  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan

    CT scans, sometimes called CAT scans, are specialized x-rays used to diagnose and treat certain medical conditions. CT scans are most commonly used to study the chest, brain, abdomen and pelvis. They are helpful in diagnosing cancers, vascular diseases and bone injuries.

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  • Debridement of the Achilles Tendon

    This surgical procedure is performed to correct a gradual degeneration of the Achilles tendon resulting from tears in the tendon that have not healed properly. Removal of the degenerative tissue in the tendon can minimize pain and help the tendon heal.

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  • Diagnostic Ankle Arthroscopy

    Arthroscopic surgery is used to diagnose and treat many joint problems. It is commonly performed to evaluate and repair ligament injuries; remove scar tissue, damaged cartilage and bone fragments; and evaluate the extent of arthritis. Expanding the Joint Small incisions are made on each side of the front of the ankle. Fluid is injected into […]

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  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy (EPF)

    This minimally-invasive outpatient procedure is performed to relieve pain caused by chronic plantar fasciitis. This condition is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick band of connective tissue that travels across the bottom of the foot between the toes and the heel. This procedure may be performed with local or regional anesthesia and sedation.

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  • Excision of Morton’s Neuromas

    Morton’s neuroma is an enlarged nerve, compressed or pinched between the bones and the ligament that holds them together. This procedure eases the pain by releasing pressure from the nerve or removing the nerve. Incision A small incision is made on the top of the foot above the affected area. The surgeon has two options […]

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  • First Metatarsal-phalangeal joint (MTP) Arthrodesis

    This surgical procedure is performed to help relieve pain in the front of the foot and correct deformities in the MTP joint of the big toe caused by injury, arthritis or genetic defect. The procedure fuses the bone at the base of the big toe to the first metatarsal bone of the foot. Preparation The […]

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  • Fixation for LisFranc Injury

    This procedure uses screws to repair broken or dislocated bones in the midfoot.

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  • Hammertoe Correction (PIP Joint Arthroplasty)

    This surgical procedure is used to correct a hammertoe, a deformity of the toe that causes the toe to become permanently frozen in a bent position. During this procedure, a small piece of bone is removed to shorten the toe and allow it to straighten.

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  • Kidner Procedure

    This surgical procedure is designed to relieve pain in the foot by removing an inflamed or damaged accessory navicular, an extra bone in the foot that is found in certain people.

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  • Lapidus Procedure for Bunion Correction

    This procedure is used to correct a bunion, a bony bump at the base of the great toe caused by excess bone growth and misalignment of the bones of the foot and toe. This procedure removes the bump and brings the toe back into proper alignment.

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  • Lateral Column Lengthening (Evans Osteotomy) for Adult Acquired Flatfoot

    This surgical procedure is used to modify the shape of the foot, creating an arch to correct the condition of pes planus (commonly called flat foot or fallen arch). It can dramatically change the shape of the foot, giving the foot a more normal appearance.

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  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    This noninvasive medical imaging technique uses a powerful magnetic field to create a detailed three-dimensional view of the inside of the body. The images it produces are similar to those generated by a CT scan. However, MRI images provide a much clearer view of soft tissues. This makes MRI a valuable diagnostic tool for the […]

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  • Mallet Toe Correction (DIP Joint Arthroplasty)

    This surgical procedure is used to correct a mallet toe, a deformity of the toe that causes the toe to become permanently frozen in a bent position. During this procedure, a small piece of bone is removed to shorten the toe and allow it to straighten.

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  • Metatarsal Fracture Fixation (Open Reduction and Internal Fixation)

    This procedure is used to correct a fracture of one or more of the long bones of the foot. During this procedure, the surgeon stabilizes the bones with hardware to allow the bones to heal properly.

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  • Midfoot Fusion

    This surgical procedure is performed to help relieve pain in the foot and correct deformities in the midfoot caused by injury, trauma, arthritis, or genetic defect. The procedure fuses any combination of the navicular, cuboid and cuneiform bones in the midfoot.

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  • Partial Nail Removal (Matrixectomy)

    This procedure is used to remove the problem portion of an ingrown toenail and to prevent the ingrown toenail from recurring. Matrixectomy is performed under local anesthetic, and requires only a few minutes to complete.

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  • Plantar Fascia Release (Open Technique)

    This outpatient procedure is a surgical cutting of part of the plantar fascia, a thick band of connective tissue that supports the foot’s arch. By partially cutting this tissue, the surgeon releases tension and allows the tendon to lengthen. This procedure is commonly performed to relieve pain caused by plantar fasciitis.

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  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Treatment for Achilles Tendonitis

    This non-surgical procedure is used to treat Achilles tendonitis (an inflammation of the Achilles tendon from overuse) with an injection of the patient’s own blood platelets. The concentrated platelets promote natural healing and reduction of inflammation.

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  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Treatment for Peroneal Tendonitis

    This non-surgical procedure is used to treat peroneal tendonitis (an inflammation of one or both peroneal tendons on the outer side of the ankle) with an injection of the patient’s own blood platelets. The concentrated platelets promote natural healing and reduction of inflammation.

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  • Resection of Haglunds Deformity

    This outpatient procedure is used to treat Haglund’s deformity by removing the bony bump on the back of the calceneus (the heel bone). Preparation The patient is positioned so that the back of the ankle is clearly visible to the surgeon. Anesthetic is administered, and the area is cleaned and sterilized. Accessing the Calcaneus The […]

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  • Subtalar Fusion

    This surgical procedure is used to help relieve pain in the joint beneath the ankle joint and correct deformities in the hindfoot caused by injury, arthritis, or genetic defect. The procedure fuses the calcaneus (the heel bone) to the talus, the bone that connects the foot to the ankle.

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  • Surgery for Achilles Tendon Rupture

    This surgical procedure is used to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon, the large tendon that travels down the back of the ankle. This procedure will help the tendon heal properly, restoring function to the foot and ankle.

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  • Total Ankle Joint Replacement (Wright INBONE ||)

    This surgical procedure is performed to remove portions of the ankle that are diseased or severely injured and to implant a device that will help manage pain and restore mobility to the ankle.

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  • Triple Arthrodesis

    This surgical procedure is used to help relieve pain in the ankle joint and correct deformities in the hindfoot caused by injury, arthritis, or genetic defect. The procedure fuses the three main joints in the hindfoot that allow side-to-side movement – the calcaneo-cuboid, talonavicular, and subtalar joints.

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  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

    This non-surgical procedure is used to treat an irritation of the plantar fascia – a band of tissue that extends from the heel bone (calcaneus) to the ball of the foot – with an injection of the patient’s own blood platelets. The concentrated platelets promote natural healing and reduction of inflammation.

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