Do you have diabetes? If so, we’d like to share some important information about keeping your feet healthy. Diabetes can cause your feet serious problems – small cuts can have big consequences. Diabetes decreases your blood flow, so your injuries are slow to heal. When your wound is not healing, it’s at risk for infection. … [Read More]
News Archive for: December 2010
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Congratulations to Dr. Steven Neufeld who has been appointed to chair the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society’s Health Policy Committtee!
Thinking about signing up for your first marathon, triathlon or other endurance sporting event? Come to the 2nd Annual ENDURAHealth Summit on March 16 for some tips from the experts, including our very own Dr. Daniel Cuttica, who will be discussing how to protect your feet & ankles! Learn more and sign up here http://ehs2013.eventbrite.com/
Congratulations to OFAC’s own Drs. Buchanan and Cuttica for successfully implanting the first total ankle replacement in the DC Metro area using the Prophecy custom preoperative navigation guides! This new technology allows surgeons to more precisely align the ankle implant before surgery, allowing for more accurate placement with less operative time. OFAC is currently the … [Read More]
By: Daniel J. Cuttica, DO What Is an Ankle Fracture? Varying degrees of ankle injuries can occur while competing in sporting events. These injuries are typically caused by poor training practices, improper equipment, lack of conditioning, or insufficient warm up and stretching. A fracture is a complete or partial break in a bone. In the … [Read More]