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 […]

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 […]

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) for Sports Injuries not all It’s Cracked up to Be

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PRP has been more hype than substance as gathering evidence has put it more into the realm of cherry picking based marketing. The following an excerpt  from an updated article in  Pain Science in 2015 by Paul Ingraham from Vancouver. “Taken as a whole, the evidence is somewhere between inconclusive and discouraging. Although more research […]

The Consequences of Infections

Recently the tight end, Daniel Fells, of  the New York Giants had an unfortunate turn of events after a cortisone injection. He acquired a staph infection after the injection. This particular strain of staph was  a type called methicillin-resistant staph aureus. Methicillin-resistant staph infections have been on the risehas bacteria have mutated to resist traditional […]

When can Cortisone Shots Become Too Much of a Good Thing?

Cortisone shots have been used by the podiatric and orthopedic community as a time honored solution for joint and tendon injuries. Cortisone shots should not be confused with anabolic steroids, which are illegal in competition and have dangerous side systemic side effects. Cortisone is a synthetic form of the glucocorticoids that are synthesized by the […]