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#547 Why bone surgery for Plantar Plate Repair

I have talked about this before in other episodes where you basically have four kinds of structures that you could consider having surgery on. You could have bone surgery, you could have ligament surgery, tendon surgery, or joint surgery and of course, when you have an injury to only the ligament, the plantar plate ligament, you might be wondering why in the world would the doctor want to do surgery on the bone as well? Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about why you might need bone surgery for a plantar plate ligament repair.

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#541 4 surgical procedures for torn plantar plate ligament

In today’s episode we’re talking about the four classes of procedures that affect four different anatomic structures in your foot when you have a plantar plate injury. I think t’s really helpful if you’re really frustrated, you’re really demoralized and you’re in this very vulnerable place where it’d be easy for a doctor to talk you into surgery without you really understanding what’s going on. That’s what we’re going to talk about today is give you a basic understanding of the four different kinds of surgeries that are offered to patients with these injuries so that you can make a better decision when you talk to your doctor. Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about the four types of procedures you might get offered as surgical correction for a plantar plate sprain.

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