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Rejuvenate Your Feet With "Internal Padding"

Updated: Sep 14

Adipose Injection for Plantar Fat Pad Atrophy


Bring your feet back to a more youthful state...

As our feet age, one of the major changes is the decreased amount of fat that is present in the areas that bear weight. This is called “Plantar Fat Pad Atrophy.” A consequence of this condition is the formation of painful callouses and corns that can sometimes lead to blisters and ulcers. Those nice looking shoes that you used to wear when you were younger no longer are comfortable and can possibly lead to serious long term damage; like stress fractures, nerve damage, and wounds.


Common symptoms of Plantar Fat Pad Atrophy includes the following:

  • Pain in the ball of the foot that worsens with prolonged standing, wearing heels or when walking barefoot on hard surfaces.

  • Painful sensations after spending long hours standing.

  • Burning sensation in heel or ball of the foot.

  • Thick callus formation in the ball of the foot.

Treating Plantar Fat Pad Atrophy has traditionally been done with foot inserts, cortisone injections, and often bone surgery to address the area of the foot that is causing too much stress.

Now Dr. Weiss is able to inject adipose tissue within the area of the foot that has lost its padding. This can allow you to be able to wear those heels again, or those boots that you used to wear 20 years ago, or those wedges that have been sitting in your closet!

A Board Certified foot surgeon for over 25 years, Dr. Weiss has administered 1000’s of injections for many conditions and types of feet. He has developed an injection technique that minimizes pain which was taught to him by one of the “Fathers of Prolotherapy”.


Common areas of the foot that respond well to Adipose Injections are the bottom of the Big Toe Joint, “Ball of the Foot," Side of the Foot, Heel, Achilles Tendon area, and the areas in between the Smaller Toes. These injections last up to 18 months, and are far safer than any type of surgery.



If you think about it, it's like creating an "internal orthotic" that can allow you to walk barefoot again without pain, like you did when you were much younger.


Call today for a consultation!


www.richmondpodiatry.com

“Why Operate, When You Can Regenerate”

**Please note that with any course of treatment results for each patient may vary....



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