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The UTRGV School of Podiatric Medicine celebrated the inaugural class with a White Coat Ceremony on October 28, 2022. This was a memorable and historic event as this podiatric medical school has been 49 year project brought to fruition by Dr. Larry Harkless (pictured below with...

Foot fractures are common, especially fractures to the fifth metatarsal. The fifth metatarsal is the long bone on the outside of the foot that’s attached to the little toe. Two types of fractures that often occur in the fifth metatarsal are: Avulsion fracture. In an avulsion...

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...