Plantar Fascia Release Surgeon Are you experiencing heel pain that is severe enough to affect sports participation and even walking? If so, you may have a foot condition called plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is often treated without surgery, however severe cases may need surgical treatment called plantar fascia release. Plantar fascia release [...]
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BMAC-Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate Surgeon BMAC (Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate) is a regenerative therapy used to treat musculoskeletal injuries. BMAC is particularly effective in the treatment of cartilage defects and chronic conditions such as osteoarthritis and other degenerative diseases in the foot and ankle. BMAC uses the body's own healing power to [...]
Ankle Arthroscopy Surgeon Ankle arthroscopy can be an effective minimally-invasive procedure for a number of different ankle conditions including ligament tears, instability and some tendon tears. If you are experiencing ankle or foot pain, ankle arthroscopy surgeon, Doctor C. Thomas Haytmanek has diagnosed and treated many patients in Vail, Colorado, and surrounding [...]
Neuroma Surgeon Are you experiencing numbness or tingling in your toes and/or feet? Do you feel like you are walking with a lump under the ball of your foot? If so, you might have Morton's Neuroma. A neuroma is a benign (non-cancerous) growth or severe scarring that develops on a nerve. Morton's [...]
Hammer Toe Correction Surgeon Do you have a toe or toes that are bending involuntarily? Do you have difficulty walking, or pain while wearing shoes? If so, you may have a hammer toe. Hammer toe is a deformity of the foot in which one or more toes curl downward, resembling a hammer [...]
Protocols to Follow After Achilles Tendon Surgery: Following Achilles tendon surgery, weight must be introduced to the ankle gradually. This is done in order to prevent injury to the newly repaired or reconstructed tendon. If weight is applied too quickly, it may cause damage to the injured/surgical site in addition to the potential of [...]
Dr. Thomas Haytmanek was a featured presenter at two different orthopedic conferences in January 2023 IOEN - The International Orthopedic Education Network held their annual meeting in Vail, Colorado Jan 12-15, 2023. The f-day course covered a variety of topics in primary and revision total hip and total knee replacement, as well as critical [...]
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Doctor Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a nutrient-rich blood component that is vital for injury repair. PRP is often used in conjunction with various orthopedic procedures and has been found to be useful in helping certain injuries heal quicker. Platelet rich plasma specialist, Doctor Thomas Haytmanek offers this [...]
Ankle Fracture Repair Surgeon Ankle fractures can be common in athletes, especially those who participate in contact sports or who jump, twist or land on one foot. If you have suffered a broken ankle or a syndesmosis ankle injury, you should see orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon, Doctor Thomas Haytmanek. Dr. Haytmanek [...]
Ankle Surgeon Are you an athlete who participates in sports that involve jumping, landing or running? If so, you may be at a higher risk of sustaining a syndesmosis injury of the ankle. A new advancement in treating severe ankle sprains and fractures has been developed by Arthrex and is called the [...]