Adam Paul Green

Bluffdale Utah Expert Podiatrist, Dr. Ryan Anderson (D.P.M.) from Bountiful Announces "Grand Opening" of "Draper" Shoe Store Geared for Patients Who Have "Heel Pain" or Have Undergone "Fast" or "Tenex" Procedures


Bountiful, UT -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/18/2013 -- Focused Aspiration of Soft Tissue is a gentle method for percutaneous removal of tissue and restoration of natural tendon and soft tissue function. Based on technology developed in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic, FAST combines conventional ultrasonic imaging for visualization with the advanced TX1 Tissue Removal System. The FAST procedure and TX1™ Tissue Removal System can be used to address the most common foot injuries for tendon and soft tissue including:

Plantar fasciitis
Achilles tendonitis
Tendon treatment - The TX1 MicroTip simultaneously debrides, emulsifies, and aspirates diseased tendon or other soft tissue in various musculoskeletal structures. The FAST procedure enables doctors to provide their patients with a rapid and precise option for removing pathologic soft tissue without an open surgical procedure.

Perform under local anesthetic with patient completely awake
Percutaneous insertion of TX1 MicroTip (18-gauge)
Requires only a nurse or technician to assist with system controls
Tiny microinsertion minimizes infection risk
Total procedure performed in 15 minutes or less
Tiny microincision (3 mm) closed with an adhesive bandage
Anticipated patient recovery time is approximately 4 to 6 weeks for return to normal activity levels

Foot orthotics are shoe inserts designed to support, align, or improve the function of the foot. These are meant to fit comfortably inside your shoes. Since orthotics are prescription devices, they are custom-made specifically for you, to suit yones individual needs and biomechanics (the way a body moves). Orthotics are prescribed by a podiatrist when one is experiencing a particular foot problem after a complete examination. The podiatrist should take into account the way ones moves, the type of footwear tone wears, their occupation, and other lifestyle factors.

All our professionals at Foot and Ankle Specialists of Utah maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry. Our comfortable office is stocked with cutting edge tools to help us diagnose and treat you in the most effective manner. We always focus on finding the most conservative methods to help you heal, however we have advanced training in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. Our board certified physicians have performed thousands of surgical procedures and take pride in finding the best treatment for you.