Functional Foot Medicine

Functional Foot Medicine has become a thought process championed by biomechanics experts and quickly being integrated into practices of astute doctors. The concept of connectivity with the foot and body is nothing new. Everyone has heard the song with the phrase the foot bone’s connected to the leg bone… The new dialogue concerns integrating motor […]

Dr. Ben Pearl Injecting Umbilical Cord Growth Factors

Ben Pearl, DPM recently affiliated with the nonprofit Veterans in Pain. The mission of the organization is to treat Veterans with chronic pain with some of the new regenerative medicine technologies. It is a certified resource for the Wounded Warrior Project. Dr. Pearl said he likes the commitment these individuals have shown and would like […]

How to Utilize Telemedicine

Due to the Covid19 crisis, telemedicine is now out of the box and is not going to disappear. Here is what you need to know about telemedicine: Medicare universally covers visits for existing patients. Most private insurance carriers are covering telemedicine visits during this critical time. This can easily be checked by contacting your insurance […]

Virtual Office Visits

Arlington Foot and Ankle is staying current with state and local governments to monitor the continuously changing landscape of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). At this time, our office continues to be open for consultations/procedures. In addition to office visits, we are also offering Virtual Visits. Virtual visits are appropriate for a variety of care needs, including […]

Turf Toe Splint for Big Toe Arthritis

Ben Pearl, DPM came up with a concept of a turf toe splint which is now being refined in it’s final prototype version with CEO and president of OS 1st, David Higgins. Dr. Pearl was never totally satisfied with carbon fiber plates put into cleats and running shoes. Athletic taping Is helpful but Breaks down […]

Marine Corps Marathon Medical Help

Dr. Ben Pearl has been selected to provide podiatric medical coverage during the 44th running of the Marine Corps Marathon scheduled for October 27, 2019 just outside Washington, DC.  Dr. Pearl, a Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, will be supervising a team of podiatric medical students from Temple University School of […]

CBD Pharmacology: the Endocannabinoid System and Cytochrome P-450

Although CBD promises a new treatment alternative for many afflictions, it is not a panacea. CBD is known to have applications in neurologic conditions like neuropathy and musculoskeletal conditions like multiple sclerosis and muscle spasms. The benefits of CBD include not being addictive while also being an economic option. The drug could potentially be harmful […]