4.20.17

Staying Current with Advancements in Foot and Ankle Surgery with Dr. Faley

Michigan Foot & Ankle Center understands the importance of staying current with changes in medicine, technological advancements, and the newest surgical techniques in foot and ankle surgery. Recently, Drs. Faley and Kaczander have been trained in performing Lapiplasty – a surgical advancement in correcting bunion deformities. Lapiplasty appropriately corrects the bunion deformity while addressing key biomechanical factors in the deformity. Traditional surgical procedures aimed at bunion deformities often fail with reoccurrence (over 50% will redevelop the bunion!). When considering surgical correction of your bunion, make sure your surgeon has been trained and performed in these procedures. Another advancement in foot and ankle surgery is the Cartiva implant. The Cartiva implant was developed for patients who suffer from arthritic pain in…

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