Dr. Bock, head of the foot and ankle team at the Orthopaedic hospital Speising, is interviewed about new methods on how to operate on hallux valgus deformity with resorbable screws. Dr. Bock talks about on the advantages of those screws and when they can be applied.
Interview with the ORF radiostaion Ö1 about hallux valgus and new fixation methods with resorbable screws.
Dr. Bock is answering a patients question. Most likely the patient suffers from a beginning plantar fasciitis.
More and more often screws made of Sugar (Polylactate) and Magnesium are applied for foot surgeries, especially for the correction of hallux valgus. In contrast to metal screws those screws are biodegradable and are integrated into the bone.
The biodegradable screws dissolve after about one year after implantation and are integrated into the bone. A following surgery to remove the screws is thus not necessary.
Cartilage lesions within the ankle joint are often caused by multiple small injuries. Very often an instability of the ankle joint plays an important role. Dr. Bock describes different treatment options according to the degree of the injury.
Insoles are very efficient with the treatment of foot pain. There are different kinds of insoles. Dr. Peter Bock talks in his interview with the ORF about the different indications for insoles and when to apply which kind of insoles. Dr. Bock especially talks about podologic insoles.
A wrong step, an unfortunate hard landing and the ankle is sprained. Now the right treatment algorithm is important. In the acute phase it ist he P.R.I.C.E protocol (Protection, Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) which is indicated.
Dr. Peter Bock talks about a surgical method to treat persistent complaints in the area of the ball of the foot (metatarsalgia) if insoles do not help. During this surgery a burr is used in order elevate the painful head of the metatarsal head. The surgery is performed via a little skin incision. After the surgery the patient is allowed immediate weight bearing with a special shoe.
In this scientific article Dr. Bock describes a rare complication after hallux valgus surgery and different treatment options.
Guest on ORF TV’s Heute Leben Cartilage reconstruction within the ankle joint: Cartilage lesions within the ankle joint very often are sequelae of sports injury. Cartilage lesions cause pain and reduce life quality. Dr. Bock describes a relatively new technique on how to reconstruct the cartilage within the ankle joint. Cells are taken from the […]
Guest on ORF TV’s Heute Leben Endoscopic minimally invasive surgeries around the ankle joint: Dr. Bock was interviewed by the ORF about new minimally invasive endoscopic surgical methods around the ankle joint. Dr. Bock especially mentioned an endoscopic technique in order to treat plantar heel spur / plantar fasciitis.
In September 2014, Dr Bock was interviewed at International Foot Conference in Chicago by Orthopaedics Today, an online resource for latest advances in the medical field, who approached him following his presentation of his research on hallux valgus (bunion) at the 5th IFFAS (International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies) Triennial Scientific Meeting.
The surgical correction of a hallux valgus deformity is one of the most performed orthopaedic procedures. But is there scientific evidence for what surgeons do ? This article answers the question how well of an evidence there is for the different surgical procedures applied to correct a hallux valgus deformity.
In this scientific article Dr. Bock describes the pathology behind flatfoot deformity and surgical treatment options.
A long story of suffering, nothing helped. This is how a patient presents to the doctor with a long lasting Plantar Fasciitis. The patient wants to have a solution for his problem. Insoles, shock wave therapy and x-ray radiation have already been applied, physiotherapy already done. None of the therapies have helped so far. Dr. […]
Guidelines discussion has started for good in every medical field. Also in orthopaedics guidelines are important for an excellent patient care. This is why Dr. Bock organized on october 21 th 2006 an international conference on the subject of guidelines for Hallux valgus including well known speakers from four different countries.