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  • Sprained Ankles: An Inconvenient Injury.

    Rolling Your Ankle Can be Painful and Aggravating. What is an Ankle Sprain? An ankle sprain is fairly common and unfortunately always inconvenient injury! Mainly because we rely on our feet to get around, it can also take several weeks or even months to heal. An ankle becomes “sprained” when it is accidentally twisted and

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  • Iontophoresis

    Iontophoresis is a procedure used to treat excessive sweating in the hands or feet. The procedure involves one or a series of short, 10- to 20-minute sessions in the doctor’s office during which a light electrical current is passed through water into the feet. The current is gradually increased until the patient experiences a slight

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  • Physical Therapy

    Physical therapy can often help decrease the pain and swelling in a painful area of the foot or ankle. Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy.Common kinds of physical therapy may include hot packs, massage, paraffin baths, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and

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  • Neurolysis

    Neurolysis is a therapeutic procedure used to treat neuromas. During this nonsurgical procedure, the affected nerve is chemically destroyed via seven weekly injections of ethanol mixed with a local anesthetic. Because nerve tissue has an affinity for ethanol, it absorbs the substance, which, after repeated exposure, becomes toxic and destroys the pain-causing nerve. Neurolysis has

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