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Foot & Ankle Pain? Learn about the causes and treatment for foot and ankle pain.

Dr. Daniel M. Dean shares the latest health information about advanced foot and ankle care, offering advanced treatment options to help you get back on your feet again.

  • Benefits of Using Minimally Invasive Techniques in Bunion Surgery

    Benefits of Using Minimally Invasive Techniques in Bunion Surgery

    Since the 1940s, surgeons have been performing minimally invasive bunion surgery. However, these techniques have evolved over the last two decades, and we are now in our third generation of minimally invasive bunion correction, providing benefits to many patients.

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  • The Best Treatment Options for Heel Pain

    The Best Treatment Options for Heel Pain

    Did you know that your heel bone (calcaneus) is the largest bone in your foot? Heel pain is a common occurrence. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, about 2 million people each year seek treatment for plantar fasciitis – and that’s just one cause of heel pain.

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  • Modern Advancements in Ankle Reconstruction

    Modern Advancements in Ankle Reconstruction

    Medical advancement in ankle replacement is changing daily life for people suffering from severe ankle arthritis and that is a reason to celebrate.

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  • When Is the Right Time for Bunion Surgery?

    When Is the Right Time for Bunion Surgery?

    A bunion is a deformity at the base of the big toe that usually develops slowly. Pressure on the big toe joint causes the big toe to lean toward the second toe. Over time, the normal position of the bone, tendons, and ligaments changes, resulting in the bunion.

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  • Benefits of Total Ankle Replacement

    Benefits of Total Ankle Replacement

    Every time you take a step, there are over 26 bones in your foot and ankle that combine into 33 joints that make each of those steps possible. When one of those joints is in pain, you know it. You can feel it with every step you take.

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  • What Is Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery?

    What Is Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery?

    Did you know that 1 out of 3 people over the age of 65 have a bunion? Although bunions are common in older adults, people of all ages can develop a bunion. When seeking treatment, minimally invasive bunion surgery may be an option.

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  • 5 Common Foot & Ankle Injuries in Children & Teenagers

    5 Common Foot & Ankle Injuries in Children & Teenagers

    Play is hard-wired into kids. Early on they may play imaginary games, dreaming of the winning shot in the championship game. In the future, they may find themselves actually playing in that championship game through school sports or recreational leagues in the community.

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