BOTOX for Hyperhidrosis
Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating that can occur anywhere on the body (commonly: palms, underarms, soles). Hyperhidrosis can be temporarily reduced by the injection of purified botulinum toxins through a tiny needle. BOTOX will reduce or eliminate hyperhidrosis in most cases (about 95%)
“Pillows For Your Feet” – Sculptra (poly-L-lactic acid):
Sculptra is an FDA approved product that is permitted for off-label use for Fat Pad Atrophy which is a condition that refers to the loss of fat pads on feet, which causes thinning of the protective cushioning fat pad that sits under the bones, in the ball of the foot. Similarly, there is a fat pad under the heel bone, as we stand or walk, the body weight is transferred through the heels and ball of the foot, so both these areas need protection. The use of Sculptra which adds cushioning and can be safely injected into the areas of soft tissue atrophy under local anesthesia without incisions. Relief can be obtained for 6-10 months depending on the specific product used.
Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy- “AmioFix” “AmnioFlo” “FloGraft”:
Stem cell therapy can stimulate the formation of new bone, cartilage, tendon, ligaments, fat, and fibrous connective tissue. It is able to treat a broad range of podiatric problems, including the repair and reconstruction of various soft-tissue injuries in or around joints caused by traumas, or chronic conditions brought about by repeated motion in active individuals and athletes. The main types of injuries include tendinopathies, tendinitis, tendinosis, tendon and ligament sprains, and tendon ruptures.
“Loub Job” – Supartz Injections (Hyaluronic Acid):
Supartz Joint Fluid Therapy (also called a viscosupplement) is a non-surgical, non-pharmacologic therapy that was originally made for knee osteoarthritis, which Dr. Levine is currently using in the 1st metatarsal phalangeal joint. Supartz therapy can help relieve your pain, improve your mobility, and get you back to your normal activities. It basically works as a joint lubricant and a fluid joint cushion.
Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Treatment:
PRP can be carefully injected into an injured area. A mixture of PRP and anesthetic can be injected directly into the inflamed tissue. Studies have been shown that the increased concentration of growth factors in PRP can potentially speed up the healing process in such injuries such as chronic tendon injuries, acute ligament and muscle injuries, certain surgical procedures, and even to help heal fractures.
Laser Treatment for Fungal Nails:
We use the Q-Clear Nd:YAG laser system, which has been FDA approved for treatment of fungal nails and for a variety of other podiatric and dermatologic conditions.. Clinical studies have shown this laser system to be highly effective in improving nails that have been discolored or deformed due to fungal and certain other infections. In clinical use treatments using the Q-Clear laser system have been shown to be substantially more effective in clearing nails than treatments relying on topical or systemic medications.
The Foot Facial®:
Exfoliation of calluses; Whitening of toe nails; Infusion of hyaluronic acid to dry skin of the foot; Application of foot mask; 10 minute massage with a deep rx moisturizing agent. 45 min treatment.
Cosmetic Hammertoe Surgery
Contracted hammertoes can be an embarrassing and painful problem when toes are crooked, excessively long, or deformed by scars from prior surgery or trauma. There are a variety of techniques to restore and beautify your toes. Surgical straightening is performed through cosmetic techniques which hide incisions and use plastic surgical techniques to thin out pudgy toes, while avoiding unsightly scars. In addition to careful incision placement, percutaneous techniques to release tendons and joint capsules help to straighten contracted toes, without any stitches at all.
High Energy Ultrasonic Debridement
Using the latest Tenex device, ultrasonic energy can be used to release a variety of surgical and scar adhesions in the treatment of plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, and morton’s neuroma. In conjunction with injectible fillers, the ultrasonic microdebridement technique uses a small stab incision to pass the probe through scar adhesions and soft tissue constriction, to harmlessly float up the skin, allowing for backfilling.