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Bunion Surgery Advice

Bunion Surgery Advice

Bunion Surgery Advice Television show doctors are under fire because a new research study demonstrated that two out of three recommendations from The Dr. Oz Show has credible evidence, and about half of the recommendations on The Doctors has believable evidence,” according to a statement made by the study’s authors. Some foot surgeons have been…
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5 Foot Problems Men Should Never Ignore

5 Foot Problems Men Should Never Ignore

Feet are the Rodney Dangerfield of body parts; they get no respect. That’s especially true for men’s feet. Men often resist going to the doctor when they’re sick or in pain. But most foot conditions are treatable, and easier to treat, when diagnosed early. Heel pain is often caused by tissue inflammation called plantar fasciitis,…
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DO I NEED A PAIN MANAGEMENT DOCTOR?

  By: Dr. DeWayne Lockhart, Jr. BASED ON ABA AND ASRA RECOMMENDATIONS 1. What does a pain management specialist do? A pain management specialist is a physician with special training in evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of all different types of pain. Pain is actually a physical or an emotional experience. This…
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Here is what patients are saying about Dr. Lockhart

DeWayne Lockhart, MD Fellowship Trained in Interventional Pain Management “I was very impressed by the knowledge of Dr. Lockhart, the patience plus the confident each of his staff provided me. Excellent job! In two weeks, I’m free of pain and discomfort. Thank you!” Rosalba C. “I had my first stimulator put on in January of…
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common foot problems

Top 5 Natural Home Remedies for Foot Pain

Foot pain is one of the most common issues affecting people of all ages. Our feet take the burden of our body weight, and are usually the most neglected part of our body. Pain can be due to a number of reasons such as standing for long periods of time, excessive walking, and uncomfortable/improper fitting…
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Ask the Doctor: Should I Have Bunion Surgery?

Ask the Doctor: Should I Have Bunion Surgery?

A bunion, the bump next to your big toe that throbs when you wear tight shoes, occurs because of abnormal overgrowth of tissue and bone. It can be a painful and impractical condition that disfigures the foot and often becomes a source of embarrassment. Nonetheless, a frequent question we get is “should I get bunion…
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what causes plantar fasciitis

What Causes Plantar Fasciitis

WHAT IS PLANTAR FASCIITIS? WHAT CAUSES PLANTAR FASCIITIS? Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common diagnoses a podiatrist makes in his/her office when facing the common question “why do my heels hurt?” It is the inflammation of the plantar fascia. This inflammation is due to microtrauma to the area of the plantar fascia. This…
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what is Kyphoplasty

What is Kyphoplasty? Vertebral Compression Fracture Treatment

What is kyphoplasty? We encounter this question often. Kyphoplasty is an elective surgery designed to achieve three main goals in patients suffering from painful vertebral compression fractures: Reduce or eliminate back pain Prevent further collapse of the fracture, thus avoiding an increase in spinal deformity and progression of postural problems Restore normal spinal alignment, thus…
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