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Dr. Wally Strash presented a Lapidus bunionectomy lecture to the UTSA biomedical engineering research class on behalf of Nvision this past Monday evening. This was a wonderful opportunity to build a bond between bioengineering and surgery. The engineering students were assigned a project related to the Lapidus...

We previously pointed out that flatfeet can cause malalignment in the joints and abnormal wear to the cartilage in those joints which leads to early onset arthritis.  Flatfeet can also cause tendons to work outside of their normal design, which leads to tendonitis and possible...

Teaching is a fundamental part of our society. I really enjoy teaching. I feel that passing knowledge on is imperative. Especially in training future doctors, it's important that they know the correct way to treat patients before going out on their own. During my years as...

This is a project Dr. Wally Strash has been involved with developing with Nvision. "It's gratifying to see this device obtain FDA approval and know that it will help patients," he says. FIRST LAPIDUS WEDGE WITH AN FDA LENGTHENING REFERENCE, LAUNCHED ELIZABETH HOFHEINZ, M.P.H., M.ED. San Antonio, Texas-based...

A hammertoe is a deformity that causes the toe to bend or contract downward instead of pointing straight. This deformity can affect any of the lesser toes of the foot - toes 2 through 5. We see hammertoes most commonly of the second or third toe. It's...

This is your year. New Year, New You is just going to be a motto, it’s a new way of life. You’ve got yourself  a membership to a gym, and this year it’s actually sticking.  You wouldn’t go so far as to say that you enjoy...

Repetive Impact Can Increase Risk of Damage Stress fractures of the foot are becoming more common in runners, especially first-time marathoners. Walkers are also prone to stress fractures especially people who walk daily for exercise and may be using less than supportive shoes. Another name for...

The classic bunion is a bump on the side of the great toe joint. Although it’s described that way, it’s much more. This bump represents an actual deviation of the 1st metatarsal. In addition, there is also deviation of the great toe toward the second...