Your feet and ankles take a lot of stress when you’re a ballet dancer, causing acute and chronic injuries. Keep reading to learn about ballet injuries and how to avoid them.
As an educator and leader in foot and ankle treatment and surgery, Dr. McAlister has incorporated regenerative medicine for the foot and ankle into his practice. He uses the following modalities of regenerative medicine when appropriate to help patients heal and recover. Sometimes these treatments are used on their own and other times in complement with other conservative treatments. Regenerative medicine can also be used to enhance surgical outcomes or in post-op recovery.
Plantar Fasciitis is a debilating condition that affects millions of Americans yearly. An inflammation of the ligament on the bottom of your foot, the plantar fascia, can become torn and swollen after continued overuse. Conservative options typically involve stretching, icings, physical therapy, supportive shoe gear, and biologic stimulation. Read more to learn about how Phoenix Foot and Ankle Institute offers various biologic stimulants to decrease the inflammation in your heel and get you back to your activity of choice!