Research in the rapidly expanding field of regenerative medicine has found promising uses for amnion tissue in the form of amnion injections to heal foot and ankle injuries. Amnion tissue contains proteins that have anti-inflammatory proteins and growth factors. The cells have little immunogenic activity which means there is no issue with rejection. I battled my […]
Fit Foot U w/Dr. Pearl: Golden Harpers Secrets to Running with Bad Knees Golden Harper reviews some secrets of running with arthritic knees with Dr. Ben Pearl.
Dr. Pearl and running expert/Altra Creator, Golden Harper, describes how a strong, flat arch can perform very well in many competitive and elite runners.
Check out Dr. Pearl and Dr. Jay Spector as they discuss running injuries such as shin splints and proper running techniques. Dr. Spector uses video analysis in his sports medicine practice located in Atlanta, GA. https://youtu.be/cJvq49bKZfE
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]