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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...

Bone Spurs
... Conservative treatments for bone spurs include: Change in footwear Weight loss Padding or insoles Deep tissue massage and stretching If you're experiencing chronic foot pain, schedule an appointment at our office...

Chronic Ankle Instability
...Each subsequent sprain leads to further weakening (or stretching) of the ligaments, resulting in greater instability and the likelihood of developing additional problems in the ankle...

Flatfoot-Pediatric
...Stretching exercises, supervised by the foot and ankle surgeon or a physical therapist, provide relief in some cases of flatfoot...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...Wearing supportive shoes, stretching, and using custom orthotic devices are the mainstay of long-term treatment for plantar fasciitis...

Lisfranc Injuries
...Therefore, when they are weakened through a sprain (a stretching of the ligament), patients experience instability of the joint in the middle of the foot...

Pediatric Flatfoot
...Stretching exercises, supervised by the foot and ankle surgeon or a physical therapist, provide relief in some cases of flatfoot...

Plantar Fasciitis
...Wearing supportive shoes, stretching, and using custom orthotic devices are the mainstay of long-term treatment for plantar fasciitis...