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David N. Garras, MD

Dr. Garras is an orthopedic specialist in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery, with an emphasis on total ankle replacement, work and sports injuries, ligament and tendon repairs/reconstruction, minimally invasive and arthroscopic techniques, deformity correction and reconstructive surgery, foot and ankle fracture care. He completed his medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute, in Philadelphia, PA.

Recent Posts

Chronic Plantar Fasciitis: Study of Injectable Treatment Shows Promise

Posted by David N. Garras, MD on October 23, 2017

Patients looking for relief from chronic plantar fasciitis are not alone. Some 2 million people are treated for the condition annually, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

I have been studying a potential new treatment using an injectable human umbilical cord and amniotic membrane matrix called Clarix Flo, and initial findings are promising.

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Topics: foot

Foot and Ankle Injuries: An Overview of Types, Causes and Treatments

Posted by David N. Garras, MD on September 11, 2017

Foot and ankle injuries are common. They can be caused by a serious accident, sports, work, or something that occurs in daily life. If not diagnosed in a timely fashion or thoroughly treated, they can be debilitating, inconvenient and costly. Serious injuries can result in time off of work and the need for significant rehabilitation. 

If you've experienced one or more foot or ankle injuries, learning the causes, most common types, and how to effectively treat these injuries can help you get back to work, sports, and everyday activities.

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Topics: Ankle Injuries