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Platelet Rich Plasma Injection for Chronic Midsubstance Achilles Tendinopathy

Scientific News in Foot Pain (Part 6):
Clinical and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Outcomes Following Platelet Rich Plasma Injection for Chronic Midsubstance Achilles Tendinopathy
Platelet rich plasma is a preparation that can be made in a clinic or operating room. Blood is taken from a vein and placed in a centrifuge, a device that rotates at high-speed causing the different parts of the blood to separate.

Management of Plantar Fasciitis Evolving

An article of mine outlining exploring the causes of plantar fasciitis and traditional and new treatments has been published in the Jounal of Musculoskeletal Medicine and is available on-line.  If you have plantar fasciitis or treat people with plantar fasciitis, it may help you put these treatments in perspective.

Interview of Brett Fink on KBIZ with host Mike Buchanan on January 30, 2012 At 9:40 AM Central standard Time.

Mike Buchanan: Thank you very much. And good morning everyone. Well you know most people take a tremendous fuss in their overall health. That’s why orthopedic surgeon, Brett Fink, has written a book about the importance of maintaining proper foot care. The foot is an amazing complex organ that provides a variety of activities during a person’s lifetime. Dr. Fink will reveal the foot problems that are often misunderstood by the very physicians that we turn to for help.