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Things to Consider About Where You Have Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on May 3, 2018

Do you need foot surgery? Before you schedule your procedure, there are several things to consider when it comes to deciding where to have it. You deserve to be comfortable with your decision to have foot or ankle surgery, and you also deserve to be comfortable when and where you have it. We believe you should be listened to carefully so we really understand you and your feet. So we will look at you as an individual, listen to you and customize your treatment.

Below are some things you should look for (and look out for!) when evaluating the place where you will have foot surgery. 

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Topics: Foot Surgery

Why You Won't Need Crutches After Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on May 1, 2018

The mention of foot surgery can cause a frightening reaction for many people. The need to use their feet every day increases their anxiety. This no longer has to be the case. With the advancements in surgical techniques and podiatry, minimally invasive surgery makes it possible for you to leave the hospital without crutches. The only support you need is a surgical walking boot that protects your foot and allows you to maintain a modest level of activity.

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Reasons You May NOT be a Candidate for Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on April 24, 2018

Do you think you need foot surgery? Before you start making plans to have a major operation on your foot, you should know that you might not be a good candidate for foot surgery. Plus, you might not even need to head to the operating room. 

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How Old is Too Old to Get HyProCure® Treatment for Foot Pain?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on April 17, 2018

Do you wake up in the morning and gingerly step out of bed to limit shooting pain in your feet and ankles?  Perhaps your back also hurts and your hips and legs are stiff and fatigued. You might think these are all just aches and pains that you need to put up with as you get older, but that’s not necessarily the case, all of your aches, foot pain, stiffness, and mobility issues could be caused by a misalignment of the bones in your ankles. Foot pain and misalignment issues are often treatable with attention from your trusted podiatrist. Some of the signs of misaligned ankles include:

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Topics: Foot Surgery, HyProCure Treatment, General Foot Pain

Low Impact Exercises to Help You Stay Active After Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on March 30, 2018

It's important to maintain your flexibility and strength after you've had foot surgery. While it's important for you to give your foot ample time to heal, you need to start exercising and regaining your strength as soon as you're physically able. There are several low impact exercises that can be done to improve flexibility and help you regain your range of motion and mobility. As soon as Dr. Nagy gives you the heads up, you can start by performing a few exercises every day.

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Topics: Foot Surgery

The Quickest Way to Recover From Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on February 8, 2018

The quickest way to recover from foot surgery is to opt for minimally invasive surgery instead of traditional foot surgery. If you are having foot or ankle pain, treating the problem conservatively might not be enough. Your New Hampshire podiatrist may even recommend surgery. Traditional foot surgery can be painful, leave scars, and keep you off your feet for many weeks. If you want to recover in the quickest way possible, ask your podiatrist about minimally invasive surgery as an alternative. It could be the quick fix you need. 

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5 Common Myths About Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on January 16, 2018

Many podiatrists today are opting to use minimally invasive surgical techniques to provide long-term pain relief for their patients who suffer from chronic foot problems such as hammertoes, bunions, and plantar fasciitis.

While there are many myths that have come to be associated with foot surgery, Dr. Nagy is a New Hampshire podiatrist who will be able to address the issue and answer any questions you have. The minimally invasive surgical procedures being used today result in much less trauma to the foot and faster recovery times.

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Tips to Help You Get Over Your Fear of Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on December 19, 2017

Foot surgery, or any surgery, can cause feelings of anxiety and fear. And while it’s true that there is a risk associated with any surgery, medical and surgical technologies have greatly increased the safety and effectiveness of most surgeries. So, if your grandma had a terrible experience with bunion surgery 30 years ago, you can rest assured that the techniques and tools used today are much more advanced and you are not destined for the same experience.

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Benefits of Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on November 29, 2017

Have you been told you need foot surgery? If so, you might be overwhelmed by the prospect. However, your podiatrist can now perform minimally invasive surgery that carries far more benefits than risks. There are myriad ways to treat foot pain and injury, and your foot doctor will know which treatment is right for you. If your New Hampshire podiatrist is recommending foot, chances are you've already tried conservative treatments that haven't worked. 

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[Free Download] Discover a Revolutionary Treatment for Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on November 17, 2017

Do you suffer from pain in your feet and body when working or trying to be active? Are you limited in what you can do physically due to pain, or experiencing discomfort that takes the fun out of otherwise enjoyable activities? If you are, you're not alone!

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Topics: Foot Surgery, HyProCure Treatment

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