In this informative product presentation video, Stryker/Memometal Inc. (MMI) presents demonstrations of the latest additions to its line of Anchorage™ Plating Systems. The Anchorage™ MTP CP Plate is designed to treat severe hallux valgus and hallux rigidus of the great toe. The Anchorage™ Lapidus CP Plate is designed to correct severe hallux valgus deformities.
Doug Richie, Jr., DPM, FACFAS, discusses and demonstrates the proper casting technique for a standard Richie Brace using the STS Casting Sock.
Dr. Richie is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Biomechanics at the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt College. He is a Fellow and Past President of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. Dr. Richie is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and is in private practice in Seal Beach, Ca.
Scott Hirsh, DPM, demonstrates and discusses the use of Gebauer's Ethyl Chloride®, a FDA-approved topical anesthetic skin refrigerant. Ethyl Chloride is intended to control the pain associated with injection and minor surgical procedures.
Dr. Hirsh is in private practice in Cleveland. He is a consultant for Gebauer.
Pat Oatman, the 3M Global Marketing Manager for Compression Therapy Systems, discusses the use of compression therapy for venous leg ulcers. She notes that the 3M compression therapy products, including 3M™ Coban™ 2 Layer Compression Therapy, offer intelligent compression dynamics and a thin profile to help facilitate effective compression and patient comfort.