Plantar Fibroma What You Need to Know

September 23, 2022

A plantar fibroma is a benign, noncancerous nodule that grows in the arch of your foot. It develops in the plantar fascia, the thick, fibrous tissue at the bottom of your foot. This tissue covers the area from your heel to your toes and stabilizes your foot arch. The exact cause of plantar fibromas is unknown but many experts believe Read More

Exercises for Increased Bone Strength

January 12, 2022

An estimated 10 million people in the United States have developed osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is characterized by chronic bone loss that leads to weak bones that fracture easily. Fractures of the spine, hip, and wrist are the most common. With the right steps and effective care, it’s possible to boost your bone health and lower your fracture risk. 5 BEST EXERCISES Read More

Patellofemoral pain syndrome can happen to anyone, whether on the playing field or simply when making a wrong move at home

April 20, 2021

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a term used to describe pain in the front of the knee and around the kneecap. It is sometimes called “runner’s knee” or “jumper’s knee” because it is common in people who participate in sports but it can occur in nonathletes as well. Patellofemoral pain syndrome is caused by physical activities that put repeated stress on Read More

Ronald D. Troxell, DPM Performs the First 4-D Minimal-Incision DynaBunion™ Surgery in Tampa Bay

January 19, 2021

Bay Area Orthopaedic Specialists is proud to announce that Ronald D. Troxell, DPM has performed the first 4-D minimal-incision DynaBunion™ Surgery in the Tampa Bay Area. The 4-D minimal-incision Lapidus System for surgical bunion repair enables surgeons to restore normal foot anatomy by realigning the bones in four different dimensions through smaller incisions. “Patients can look forward to less pain Read More

David Braun MD announces his certification for the new Mako Total Knee, Partial Knee and Total Hip Replacement

January 17, 2021

Through CT-based, 3D modeling of bone anatomy, surgeons can use the Mako System to create a personalized surgical plan and identify the implant size, orientation and alignment based on each patient’s unique anatomy. The Mako System also enables surgeons to modify the surgical plan intra-operatively and assists the surgeon in executing bone resections. By selectively targeting only the part of Read More

Gruesome Sports injuries of the lower extremity: How are you going to fix that!?!?

October 14, 2020

With the return of Fall sports, namely contact sports like hockey and football, you can expect to see traumatic injuries. Most recently, Dak Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys sustained a right ankle fracture dislocation while being tackled. Dak had notable deformity to his right ankle, and you could see the shock in his eyes as he looked down to see Read More