Re: foreign body

I have removed a number of foreign bodies from feet in my 28 years of practice. I am not understnding why the 4th metatarsal had to be removed in this instance. Can you clarify. From your initial descriptiuon, it seems quite severe.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on November 12, 2005 at 21:33:49:

In Reply to: foreign body posted by D. Meehan on November 11, 2005 at 12:18:17:

This slip-on device is a soft and stretchable Nylon/Lycra® fabric molded with a proprietary gel pad to protect the entire Achilles tendon of the foot by absorbing pressure and friction resulted from rubbing with the surface of the shoe.

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