Brave New World: The Future of Foot Treatment

Summary of Chapter 33

Get on your feet or die.– Paul Hoffman, in his book The Left Hand of God

My Feet Are Killing Me by Celebrity Podiatrist, Dr. Suzanne Levine

Brave New World: The Future of Foot Treatment

Did you know that procedures created to make your face look younger can help your feet? And those high-tech treatments made famous by celebrities and pro athletes may be able to ease your pain? It may sound crazy, but it’s true. Here, I’ll detail some of the cutting-edge techniques that are on the horizon in foot care.

Excerpts from My Feet Are Killing Me

In this chapter of My Feet Are Killing Me Dr. Levine covers:

  • Human-derived Healing – Platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP)
  • Stem cell injections
  • Treating the Foot like the Face
  • Injectable fillers
  • Botox, Dysport, and Myobloc
  • Hyaluronic acid injected using fluoroscopic guidance
  • Chemical peels
  • Fraxel laser (and the 1540 Fractional)
  • Innovative Injections
  • Sarapin injections for neuromas
  • Percutaneous alcohol nerve sclerosing injections
  • Percutaneous alcohol nerve destruction
  • Bleomycin
  • Surgery Redefined
  • Cryosurgery for neuromas
  • Minimal incision surgery
  • Hallux abductus valgus
  • First metatarsophalangeal joint arthroscopy
  • Plantar fasciitis and heel spurs
  • Bunions
  • Endoscopic decompression of the intermetatarsal neuroma
  • TENEX, fasciotomy, and surgical tenotomy
  • Autograft bone grafts
  • Allografts
  • Artificial bones
  • Bone implants
  • Absorbable pins

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