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What is Plantar Fasciitis

What is plantar fasciitis and is it the cause of your heel pain? The plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue that attaches to the under surface of the calcaneus, or heel bone. It runs from the bottom of the heel through the arch of the foot and fans out to attach to the [...]

Dental Procedures and Joint Replacement

A new guideline was recently published as a joint effort between the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Dental Association to address the issue of dental procedures in patients with artificial joints and the need for preventative antibiotics.  Previously the recommendations were based on a concern for the possibility of oral bacteria entering [...]

Why Would You Go Out of Network?

I have recently been dropped from one of the insurance panels that I have been happy to be associated with for many years.  It is not that I did anything wrong.  It is not that they changed their policies that I now have a moral conflict with abiding by.  I simply changed my hospital affiliation. [...]

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