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... is accurate and the course of action prescribed is the best option for you. ... (9 replies)
... you went to an orthopedic surgeon or a podiatric surgeon. ... (9 replies)
... I had seen a couple of podiatrist recently to have my bunion evaluated, but I was curious on how a orthopedic surgeon might differ. ... (22 replies)

... I saw a thread on here that some of you foot people had discussed awhile ago. It's about the decision between an orthopedic surgeon vs a podiatric surgeon... who would be best qualified to perform a bunion surgery, and which doctor might have the best success. ... (22 replies)
... a foot and ankle certified orthopedic surgeon and two podiatrists. ... (5 replies)
... UCLA. I'm 8 weeks post op from flat foot reconstruction and have been extremely impressed with him. One of my docs was a well respected foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon who misdiagnosed me...Be careful and make sure whoever you choose has done many of these..they are complicated and it is a long recovery. ... (2 replies)
... ry was the only thing going to work. He also was much more helpful in offering practical advice without my even asking, like telling me what types of shoes were best for my condition. I have recently been diagnosed with Hallux Limitus and am probably facing surgery in the near future. ... (9 replies)
... I can tell you right know if you want the best person for your foot when you need surgery more often than not it is a foot and ankle trained orthopedic surgeon. ... (22 replies)
... They do go to podiatric medical school and earn a D.P.M. Where as an OS goes to med school and earns the M.D. ... (22 replies)
... nt medication. I would advise that you do your homework very carefully, and ask lots of questions of anyone with some experience of this type of surgery. All the best for whatever you choose. ... (22 replies)
... were from the same podiatrist. He is a good doctor and and very personable. He listens to you and works in the best interest of all his patients. I had shoulder surgery from an orthopedist and he didn't give me the time of day. I felt like I was just another patient. ... (22 replies)
... Hi! I went to an orthopedic surgeon to have my bunion surgery done. ... (22 replies)
... The surgeon I did go to in the end was actually a Podiatric Surgeon, supposedly the best of the best when it comes to any foot issues. ... (14 replies)
... After that he referred me to an orthopedic surgeon who also checked my foot out. He sent me to get an MRI. ... (14 replies)
... has forgotten more about ankles than most docs will ever learn. Do a search on "top foot and ankle surgeons in the usa" and do not hesitate to travel to get the best doctor. Take notes, ask questions, get second opinions, research everything you are told. ... (8 replies)
... In seeking treatment for and OCD of the talus I was specifically warned against using a podiatric surgeon. When I started asking around as to why, I was told that podiatrists are not medical doctors. ... (21 replies)
... I know there is a huge difference of opinion over podiatrists vs. ortho surgeons. I studied that a lot and saw both. In my case, it was an orthopedic surgeon who suggested I get orthotics years ago and the orthotics did help SOME for awhile. ... (12 replies)
... entially eliminates the joint. Pain in the joint is relieved as the joint is not there. The problem is that one's gait is altered considerably after fusion. The best option is to pick a procedure which attempts to restore function as close as possible to the manner in which the joint is designed. ... (11 replies)
... I have seen a couple of podiatric surgeons and they recommended interpositional arthroplasty, in particular interpositional capsular arthroplasty which uses your joint capsule as the spacer. ... (7 replies)
... certified podiatric surgeon specializing in sports medicine and reconstruction of the foot and ankle. That is why I haven't questioned his wait it out approach. ... (3 replies)

Associated Tags: arthrodesis, foot arthritis, hallux limitus/rigidus, interpositional arthroplasty

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