• 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

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  • BURSITIS FOOT BRISBANE & GOLD COAST

    An intermetatarsal bursitis is a common cause of foot pain that is reported in females more than males. The high incidence of bursitis is attributed mainly to the anatomy of the female foot as well as lifestyle choices such as the prolonged use of higher heeled shoes or long hours of standing in occupations such as the

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  • PLANTAR FASCIOTOMY

    Plantar fasciotomy procedure is a good option for those who continue to suffer from plantar fasciitis, despite efforts to treat the disorder with non-surgical methods. Because there are several potential causes of heel pain, it is important to have heel pain properly diagnosed. Dr Kim is able to distinguish between all the possibilities and determine

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  • CAN ALL PODIATRISTS DO SURGERY?

    https://youtu.be/SjotS5ketSE     Yes – all podiatrists are trained in the use of local anaesthetic and scalpel blade techniques. However, most podiatrists will only perform surgery of the nails and skin, such as ingrown toenails and excision of plantar warts. Nationally, there are 35 specialist podiatric surgeons and Dr Kim is the only one of

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  • DOES SHOCK WAVE THERAPY WORK FOR PLANTAR FASCIITIS

    https://youtu.be/nszovrg3S7o   “Plantar fasciitis”, correctly termed chronic plantar heel pain, is frequently observed in the following groups: runners, overweight or obese, and those who work standing all day long (e.g. nurses). Plantar fasciitis is actually a nerve entrapment of the inferior calcaneal nerve, often called Baxter’s nerve. The thickened plantar fascia presses on this nerve creating pain. Plantar fasciitis may progress from

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