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Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that develops as a result of damage to the peripheral nervous system, the vast communication network that transmits information between the central nervous system (your brain and spinal column) and every other part of your body....

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Osteochondral Repair

In people who have cartilage lesions of their ankle, there has not always been good, viable treatment plans. For years, physicians did not look at the severity of these lesions and appreciate the long-term clinical problems they pose. Cartilage lesions, left...

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20 Years of Change

This July marks twenty years that I have been in practice in Colorado. Countless changes have taken place in our practice, and in medicine, over the years. Many of these changes have entailed improvements in technology, diagnostic imaging, and surgical instruments....

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Heel Fractures

One of the most debilitating conditions we treat at Eagle-Summit Foot & Ankle is the heel fracture. These high-energy injuries—most often sustained due to falls from heights—can lead to arthritis of the rearfoot and ankle almost no matter what we do to fix it....

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Rearfoot Fusions

Rearfoot fusions are a tried-and-true method for treating arthritis in the back of the foot (below the ankle). Often, conservative treatment can relieve symptoms for arthritic patients. When these treatments fail, however, we must look to surgical options, which are...

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Bunion Surgery

There are many different conservative (nonsurgical) treatment options for bunions. For many patients, these options can relieve pain and prevent the condition from worsening. A bunion is a progressive condition, though, which means it cannot be reversed without...

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Arthritis in the Big Toe

Do you have pain and difficulty bending your big toe at the joint where it connects to foot? If so, it’s quite possible you have developed a condition known as hallux rigidus. Don’t let the fancy name intimidate you, though! “Hallux” refers to the big toe and...

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