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Interfyl is a recently developed biological that is allogenic, decellularized partical human tissue derived form the amnionic tissue of a placenta.  Interfyl can be injected  to   help repair damaged tissue without the inflammatory phase of healing resulting in less discomfort and swelling follwing the procedure. It  can be used to relieve symptoms associated with plantar fasciitis, tendonitis,  and  post surgery   swelling and pain.  The particals that are derived form the amnionic tissue can be formed into a sheet to help heal tendons, bones and ulcers.  In the sheet form it is called Biovance.   Visit Alliqua.com for more information.

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Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)
... Also known as heel spur syndrome, the condition is often successfully treated with conservative measures, such as the use of anti-inflammatory medications, ice packs, stretching exercises, orthotic devices, and physical therapy...

Accessory Navicular Syndrome
...Physical therapy may be prescribed, including exercises and treatments to strengthen the muscles and decrease inflammation...

Achilles Tendon Rupture
...Physical therapy involves exercises that strengthen the muscles and improve the range of motion of the foot and ankle...

Chronic Ankle Instability
...Non-surgical treatment may include: Physical therapy...

Drop Foot
...Treatment may include use of braces, physical therapy, and electrical nerve stimulation...

Flatfoot-Flexible
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be used to provide temporary relief...

Flexible Flatfoot
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be used to provide temporary relief...

Foot Drop
...Treatment may include use of braces, physical therapy, and electrical nerve stimulation...

Fracture-Toe
...Physical therapy, exercises and rehabilitation may be included in a schedule for return to normal activities...

Hallux Rigidus
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be undertaken to provide temporary relief...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...Exercises and other physical therapy measures may be used to help provide relief...

Lisfranc Injuries
...After the swelling and pain have subsided, physical therapy may be prescribed...

Peroneal Tendon Injuries
...After surgery, physical therapy is an important part of rehabilitation...

Plantar Fasciitis
...Exercises and other physical therapy measures may be used to help provide relief...

Plantar Fibroma
...The pain is sometimes treated through physical therapy methods that deliver anti-inflammatory medication into the fibroma without the need for injection...

Pump Bump (Hallux Rigidus)
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be undertaken to provide temporary relief...

Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot
...The rehabilitation period following immobilization sometimes includes physical therapy, such as exercises (range-of-motion, strengthening, and conditioning) and ultrasound therapy...

Talar Dome Lesion
...Physical therapy may also include techniques to reduce pain and swelling...

Tarsal Coalition
...Physical therapy may include massage, range-of-motion exercises, and ultrasound therapy...

Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken Toes)
...Physical therapy, exercises and rehabilitation may be included in a schedule for return to normal activities...