Dr. Bill Metaxas, a San Francisco Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgeon, explains why these techniques are getting attention. Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is a technique used by Podiatric foot and ankle surgeons to correct specific foot and ankle conditions with very small incisions.
Since 2018, the Joint Task Force of Orthopaedic and Podiatric Surgeons has worked on mutually beneficial policy goals. The four participating organizations are the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), the American Orthopaedic...
What is At Risk Foot Care? At Risk Foot Care is a part of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery dedicated to the prevention of life threatening complications associated with Peripheral Artery Disease, Diabetes, and other systemic diseases.
Ode to the feet
On April 25, HR 1761, The Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-Saving Access to Podiatric Physicians (HELLPP) Act,Â was introduced in the 113thÂ Congress by US Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE). Unlike previous DPM access legislation that has focused solely on rectifying the exclusion of podiatrists from Medicaid,...
More than one-quarter of physicians (28 percent) report the prior authorization process required by health insurers for certain drugs, tests and treatments have led to serious or life-threatening events for their patients, according to a new survey by the American Medical Association (AMA).
A new multicenter study has ruled out a newer allograft technology in the fight against cartilage injuries.
The doctors of San Mateo Podiatry Group have been among the earliest adopters of minimally-invasive surgery to treat hallux valgus, also known as a bunion deformity.