Hyprocure for Flexible Flat foot: Pre-operative, Intra-operative and Post-operative assessment.
There is a lot of information about the Hyprocure (Subtalar joint arthroereisis) regarding how it improves foot and leg alignment and plenty of videos demonstrating the surgical technique. In this video, we go through the above, but also discuss what the patient is experiencing 2 weeks post surgery.
Hyprocure - Symptoms & Cure for Misaligned Feet
HyProCure implant is an excellent resource utilized to fix, and as a long term solution, to treat pediatric flat foot. This procedure, the Extraosseous Talotarsal Stabilization procedure is utilized when inserts are just not sufficient and reconstructive surgery is just too aggressive. The pediatric flat foot is a very complicated structure where multiple joints will combine to create the deformity that we see. The flat foot is seen as the arch of the foot will depress and flatten out...
What is Hammertoe? What Causes Hammertoe?
The term hammertoe refers to a toe that is stuck in a bent or curled position. What Causes Hammertoe? Hammertoe is the result of an imbalance in the foot that causes your toes to essentially “grasp” the ground when you stand. The “grasping” is why the toes become bent or curled. Basically, your toe muscles are bracing themselves in an attempt to correct the imbalance and handle the weight of your body every time you take a step.
What is a Bunion? What Causes a Bunion? Get Rid of Bunions.
A bunion is a bump that appears to “grow” out of the inner portion of your foot at the base of the big toe. They vary in size and can be very painful. Some bunions are congenital (you are born with it), while others have been brought on by some sort of trauma to the foot. A common myth is that bunions occur from wearing high heels or tight, ill-fitting shoes.
What is Heel Pain? What Causes Heel Pain? Who Gets Heel Pain? Heel Pain Symptoms
Heel pain is a common foot problem. The sufferer usually feels pain either under the heel (planter fasciitis) or just behind it (Achilles tendinitis), where the Achilles tendon connects to the heel bone. There are 26 bones in the human foot, of which the heel (calcaneus) is the largest. The human heel is designed to provide a rigid support for the weight of the body.
Waht is Pronation? What is Overpronation?What Causes Overpronation?What are the Treatment Options?
To understand “Overpronation” it’s important to first understand pronation. Pronation is a normal function of the foot. It is the inward motion of the ankle bone and outward motion of the rest of the foot bones. This occurs naturally when the foot hits the ground and weight is applied. Pronation is a good thing; it cushions the foot and the entire body and keeps the foot and ankles protected from hard impact and uneven ground surface. Overpronation occurs when the inward motion of the…
What are Flat Feet? What Causes Flat Feet? How are my Flat Feet Affecting Me? Flat Foot Types.
Having flat feet means having feet that don’t have a proper arch. Flat feet are a common problem that affects pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients alike. There are three different types of flat foot:...Flat feet occur when there is a misalignment in the hindfoot (ankle bone and heel bone) that is “forcing” the natural arch in your feet to lower. While having flat feet doesn’t sound like a big deal, they are actually throwing the entire body out of alignment, which affects our ability…
What is Knee Pain? What Causes Knee Pain? Who Gets Knee Pain? Symptoms. Knee pain categories.
Knee pain is a common problem that can originate in any of the bony structures compromising the knee joint, the kneecap, or the ligaments and cartilage of the knee. Knee pain can be divided into three major categories...Men, women, and children can have knee problems. Some things that increase your risk are...Signs and symptoms that may accompany knee pain include...How Can HyProCure Help? HyProCure is a small titanium stent that is inserted into the sinus tarsi fixing hyperpronation at…
What is Hip Pain? What Causes Hip Pain? Who Gets Hip Pain? Symptoms of Hip Pain.
Hip pain involves any pain in or around the hip joint. You may not feel pain from your hip directly over the hip area. You may feel it in your groin or pain in your thigh or knee. Many different problems can cause hip pain. Abnormalities of the skin, nerves, bones, joints, and blood vessels can all result in pain. Sometimes diseases that affect other joints in the body, such as the inflammation resulting from arthritis, can be the cause of hip pain...
What causes back pain? We’ve all experienced that uncomfortable ache in the lower or upper back.
Back pain is relatively common and can be caused by a variety of scenarios—sleeping the wrong way, sitting at a poorly configured work space all day, or just plain old aging— but while back pain is common and there are many reasons why we may experience it, it shouldn’t be constant. Many times, we attribute back pain to “being on my feet for too long” or “not wearing the right shoes”, but our bodies are naturally designed to withstand being on our feet for extended periods of time.