Patient Education

We at Foot & Ankle Reconstrution of North Georgia believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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OssaTron
... The effect, safety and effectiveness of OssaTron treatments has not yet been determined on people with the following health conditions: tarsal tunnel syndrome or other nerve entrapment disorders diabetic neuropathy fracture of the foot or ankle significant peripheral vascular disease severe osteoarthritis rheumatoid arthritis osteoporosis metabolic disorders malignancies Paget's disease osteomyelitis systemic infection Your doctor will provide you with information about how these and other health conditions might affect the decision to perform OssaTron treatment...

Fracture-Toe
...They can also be caused by an abnormal foot structure, deformities, or osteoporosis...

Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis, which means “porous bone,” is a condition in which bones become weak and thin due to lack of calcium...

Osteopenia
Osteoporosis, which means “porous bone,” is a condition in which bones become weak and thin due to lack of calcium...

Stress Fracture in the Foot
...They can be caused by overtraining or overuse, improper training habits or surfaces, improper shoes, flatfoot or other foot deformities, and even osteoporosis...

Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)
...They can also be caused by an abnormal foot structure, deformities, or osteoporosis...