Posts in the Foot pain category

Footsurgery News 3 Jul | '2019

Freiberg’s disease (Infraction)

Freiberg’s disease can become a debilitating condition. If not treated properly, arthritic changes can occur at a young age.

Freiberg’s disease is osteochondrosis (Avascular necrosis) of the metatarsal head that most often occurs in the second metatarsal head although it can happen to any metatarsal heads. It commonly presents in adolescence, with a 5:1 female:male ratio.

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Footsurgery News 12 Oct | '2018

Minimally Invasive (Keyhole) Foot Surgery

Podiatric foot and ankle surgeon Dr Kim brings significant advance for minimally invasive (keyhole) foot and ankle surgery to Brisbane and Gold Coast.

Minimally Invasive surgery has gained popularity in the field of foot and ankle surgery. Special surgical instruments/devices with advanced imaging techniques are used to visualise and perform various foot and ankle surgery through small incisions.

Because minimally invasive (keyhole) foot surgery, does not involve a long incision, it results in less trauma to the muscles and soft tissue surrounding the foot. In most cases, this results in less pain after foot surgery and a faster recovery.

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Footsurgery News 2 Sep | '2018

Surgery for Plantar fasciitis

Surgery for plantar fasciitis

Heel pain is one of the most common disorders that foot and ankles physicians treat and fortunately conservative treatment) is successful in roughly 90% of patients seeking treatment with plantar fasciitis.

When patients do not respond to conservative therapies, surgical options may be considered.  Surgical treatment for plantar fasciitis has been shown to be effective with good results throughout literature. (1-17)

Please note that surgery should be considered after 6 months of quality conservative treatment.

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Footsurgery News 27 Oct | '2017

Foot pain when standing

Foot pain when standing is a problem for one-quarter of adults and is known to impact on balance and gait and health-related quality of life. Foot pain when standing can be fixed, although it depends on what is causing the pain. The ten most common reasons for foot pain when standing is:Read More

Footsurgery News 22 Oct | '2017

Foot pain when walking

Foot pain when walking is a problem for one-quarter of adults and is known to impact on balance and gait and health-related quality of life. Foot pain when walking can be fixed, although it depends on what is causing the pain. The ten most common reasons for foot pain when walking is:Read More