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Common Causes of Heel Pain Oct 3rd, 2019

Did you know your heel is the biggest bone in your foot? Or, that your foot is a complex network of more than 150 bones, tendons, and joints? Our heels help bear the brunt of our weight and take us everywhere we want to go. It’s no wonder we experience...

What Makes PRP Therapy So Effective? Sep 11th, 2019

Are you in physical pain often or very often? If so, you’re not alone. A recent study found that 34.1 percent of Americans feel pain often or very often. This pain can come from many sources, but it often comes from muscle, joint, and tendon problems, because these tissues are...

Here's How Bunions Affect Your Overall Health Aug 2nd, 2019

Bunions are a fairly common affliction — one out of every three elderly people in the US has at least one of the bony protrusions at the base of their big toe. You can even get a bunion on your pinky toe, called a bunionette. This one is sometimes called...

How to Keep a Sprained Ankle from Becoming Chronic Instability Jul 17th, 2019

Walking, going to the gym, even keeping up with your kids around the house can feel impossible and even dangerous if you’re experiencing ankle issues. Chronic ankle instability can get in the way of more than just your social life; it can lead to long-term health concerns as you age....

The Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Treating Foot and Ankle Problems Jun 1st, 2019

When you can’t get around because of foot or ankle issues, it can affect everything from your overall health to your social life. Many people are reluctant to seek treatment, however, due to fear of a complicated medical procedure and long downtime during recovery. Fortunately, many issues can now be...

PRP Treatment: How Your Own Blood Can Help Treat Your Chronic Joint Pain May 1st, 2019

Chronic joint pain can interfere with your daily life. After a long day, it isn’t pleasant to return home only to have aching, throbbing joint pain. If you’ve tried home remedies to improve your chronic pain in your shoulders, elbows, hips, knees, feet, or ankles to no avail, then it...

Say Goodbye to Bunions With Painless, No-Scar Bunion Surgery Apr 3rd, 2019

If you’re struggling with bunions, you’re all too familiar with the painful problems that can arise from these bony protrusions, where even the pressure of a bedsheet can cause agony. Even on a good day, bunions still limit your footwear, and the threat of pain looms in the very near...

How to Know If You Are a Good Candidate for a Joint Preservation Procedure Mar 8th, 2019

Chronic pain, aching, and stiffness in your joints prevents you from doing day-to-day activities and being as active as you’d like. At OrthoWellness in Boca Raton, Florida, we want to help you get up and moving again — but without invasive surgical techniques that require weeks or months of recovery....

Flat Feet May be the Cause of Your Chronic Lower Back Pain Feb 1st, 2019

If you consider the size of your feet relative to the rest of your body, you can begin to understand the engineering marvel that is the human body. Our complex musculoskeletal structures are interconnected in obvious, and not-so-obvious ways, and much of it comes down to those two small extremities...

5 Steps to Speed Recovery After Total Ankle Replacement Jan 14th, 2019

The benefits of a total ankle replacement can be significant but there’s a period of recovery that you need to conquer before getting back to your usual activities. A total ankle replacement involves the removal of your damaged ankle joint. A new joint device made up of metal and plastic...

4 Arthritis Treatments to Try Before Surgery Dec 18th, 2018

Arthritis can be incredibly frustrating to deal with, especially since there’s seemingly no end in sight. This progressive disease wears down your joints, little by little, in a process that brings to mind a death by a thousand cuts. But instead of fighting back with your own cutting via surgery,...

Amnio-Placental Tissue Matrix: The Leading-Edge Regenerative Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis Nov 22nd, 2018

Compared to some parts of the body, like knees and shoulders, your heel seems pretty basic. Despite its simplicity, however, heel pain affects approximately 10% of Americans — with the most common ailment, plantar fasciitis, accounting for 1 million visits to the doctor each year. The good news is there...