Tag Archives: foot pain

Foot pain on the “outside” of your foot. 

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One of the most common complaints for foot pain is the result of tendonitis which occurs when a patient compensates from another foot problem. There are two tendons known as the peroneous longus and peroneous brevis which prevent the foot from inverting or turning in when walking. Essentially they are

New Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis Being Studied offered by Dr. Campitelli. 

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The following article discusses a new treatment option that has currently completed Phase 2 trials demonstrating favorable results for patients not responding to traditional conservative treatment.  Dr. Campitelli offers this new treatment option that is available for the treatment of chronic plantar fasciiits which is a simple in-office injection of

Arthritis of the Great Toe and Surgical Fusion: The First MPJ Arthrodesis Procedure. 

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Arthritis of the big toe is one of the most common joints of the foot to get arthritis in. If caught early enough, the joint can be cleaned out surgically to remove the arthritic areas and fragments. Later stage and more severe great toe arthritis involves either replacing the joint

Varicose veins can be cause of foot pain

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Foot pain while walking is not always caused by plantar fasciitis, a clinical surgeon in Taipei said, adding that varicose veins can also cause pain when walking and are more common in women. Shu Tien Clinic Vascular Surgery division head Yu Tarng-jenn (游堂振) said that a 55-year-old woman who had

In office surgery for Bunions?

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I wouldn’t let someone talk you into foot surgery in their office as most surgical procedures are now being performed in outpatient surgery centers. With that being said, there are some simple minimally invasive procedures which can resolve a painful contracted or dislocated toe. I have performed an overwhelming majority

Why does stepping on a Lego hurt so bad?

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Here’s an interesting video explaining what happens when we step on a sharp object such as a lego.  Very interesting for those curious minds!

When Should You Wear Minimalist Running Shoes?

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What’s a minimalist shoe?  It’s lightweight,flexible and offers not support. More importantly, it will allow your foot to become stronger the more you wear it and ultimately help in preventing injury. Read this new study which demonstrates how the foot becomes stronger by wearing a minimalist shoe.

Surgery For Plantar Warts

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Here is a short video of a surgical excision of a plantar wart that was located on the back of a patients heel. These typically will not respond to topical acid therapy the way that warts on the sole of the foot do. Surgery is performed in office and the

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