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A Minimally Invasive Cure for Flat Feet

When you are in need of treatment for flat feet Altamonte Springs FL area, be aware of the HyProCure stent. It is an updated and redesigned procedure for the permanent resolution of flat feet.

About Flat Feet

Flat misaligned feet are usually recognized by a collapsed appearance of the arch and a rolling-in of the ankles. People normally don’t realize that flat feet cause abnormal strain and stress in all tissues and joints from the feet to the back. They are responsible for numerous foot deformities, functional debility, hip and knee pain, lower back pain, hammertoes, bunions, heel spurs, and even osteoarthritis that occurs with the inefficient ability to propel forward and absorb shock on flat feet. Flat feet are also believed to be a major cause for needing future hip and knee replacements.

The HyProCure stent

Up to 45 percent of people of all ages suffer from the discomfort and pain of foot misalignment and secondary conditions. Conservative interventions will sometimes help, such as the correct shoe gear and orthotics. However, with the availability of this effective procedure that can resolve this deformity in an outpatient procedure that requires 20 minutes or less as an outpatient and with local sedation or under a twilight sleep, it is exciting to know that the natural joint range of motion in the foot can be restored.

The HyProCure is put into a naturally occurring space between the bones with no pins, screws, or drills required. The bones will be realigned and stabilized, and the major portion of the body’s weight will be rebalanced on the bones surrounding it. For most patients, there is a significant improvement in walking, jumping, and running. While it seldom needs to be removed, it can be done without any permanent damage to the foot.

Dr. Victor McNamara, DPM, of Central Florida Foot and Ankle Specialists, PA, has been awarded a Master Surgeon status in the performance of this procedure for the HyProCure stent as an alternative to surgical intervention. After high school, he became one of Orlando’s first EMTs. He knew he wanted his career to be in medicine, so he chose to become a shipboard hospital corpsman in the US Navy before attending college. He was a reservist with Coastal Warfare, Hospital, and Marine Corp Commands during the years of his undergraduate and medical schooling.