Podiatric Physicians Trust Talar Medical for Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

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In the United States, over a million people are diagnosed with plantar fasciitis. This is an ailment that affects the heel and arch of the foot. It’s caused by pressure on the plantar fascia (a thick band of tissue connecting the heel bone to the toes) from activities like running or walking for long periods. This pressure can cause the tissue to become inflamed and lead to heel pain. Many products claim to treat plantar fasciitis, but not all of them are effective. Talar Medical has the best products to treat this condition and help you get back on your patients get back on their feet. Alleviate System for Plantar Fasciitis The Alleviate System includes three effective treatment methodologies: Low-Dye Strapping, Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, and Eccentric Exercise. The Loft brace allows patients to self-apply a device that imitates low-dye strapping, providing prompt relief for plantar fasciitis and the ability …

This Spring Help Treat Your Patient’s Foot Fungus!

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Spring is just around the corner, which means that many patients will be coming in to have their foot fungus treated. Whether it be Fungal toenails or Athlete’s Foot, both conditions can be a source of embarrassment for patients and can often lead to complications if left untreated. Luckily, several treatments are available that can help get rid of the fungus and improve the appearance of the nails and skin. This blog post will discuss two popular treatments we provide to physicians to help treat their fungal patients. What is Onychomycosis? Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nails. It can cause the nails to become thick, brittle, and discolored. In extreme cases, onychomycosis can lead to infections in the skin and underlying tissues. Fungal onychomycosis is most often caused by a group of fungi known as dermatophytes. These fungi can invade the nails and skin because they can break …

What is a GPO? | Talar Medical Explained

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Why Should I join Talar Medical? When it comes to saving money on medical supplies and equipment, group purchasing organizations (GPOs) are hard to beat. By joining a GPO, members can enjoy discounted prices on a wide variety of products. There are many benefits to joining Talar Medical. First and foremost, members can save money. By pooling our members’ buying power, members can get better prices on products than they could get on their own. This is especially beneficial for small practices, which often have limited resources. Joining Talar Medical also allows members to access a wide range of products. We have contracts with over 28 trusted vendor partners so that members can find the best products at the best prices. Plus, we offer specialized products to members in the foot & ankle industry.  Additionally, we help members improve quality of care by supplying medical equipment and supplies meeting the …

The Most Common Foot Conditions Associated with Hypothyroidism

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Thyroid Awareness Month is here! This month’s blog explores the connection between hypothyroidism and the feet. Are you suffering from any of these common foot conditions often associated with hypothyroidism? Fungal Infections Edema Dry or Cracked Heels  If so, check your thyroid gland. Feet are sensitive and can indicate a problem occurring in other parts of the body. Hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid is a condition that affects the entire body and may cause several symptoms such as depression, weight gain, and lower metabolism. The disease is caused by reduced thyroid hormone levels (thyroxine) in the body. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you may suffer from hypothyroidism. Other signs of hypothyroidism include hair loss, dry skin, fatigue, constipation, muscle aches, and stiffness. The symptoms are often mistaken for other conditions such as menopause or chronic fatigue syndrome. Still, the problem is that hypothyroidism can lead to serious health …

Tax Code Section 179

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Are you getting the most out of Section 179 Tax Benefits? It`s no secret that there are a lot of costs involved in running a Podiatric Medicine practice, which is why it is so important to take advantage of savings whenever possible.  That is where tax code Section 179 comes into play.  What is Section 179? Section 179 of the US tax code allows small businesses to deduct the total purchase price of eligible equipment and software purchased or financed during the tax year.   This is advantageous for physicians because they will receive immediate tax relief for their equipment purchases.  Section 179 allows businesses to write off up to $500,000 in equipment purchases or leases on qualified equipment. Qualifications To qualify for tax code Section 179, there are a few requirements that you must meet.  Most capital equipment such as C3Tech`s printers, Saorsa`s Swift Machine, Tenvision`s Ultrasound Machine, The Remy …

November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month!  This month we are reminded of the vital role Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons play in the management team of a diabetic patient.  According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 30 million Americans have diabetes.  Studies have shown a decrease in lower limb amputations of up to 80% for those with diabetes that are treated by a Podiatric Physician.  These patients are vulnerable to many troublesome conditions including Peripheral Arterial Disease, Diabetic Neuropathy, or Diabetic Wounds/Ulcers.  Talar Medical proudly supports Foot & Ankle Specialists by providing discounts with an array of different vendors aimed at providing the best products to help you care for your diabetic patients.  MPM Medical has specialized in advanced wound care products for over 22 years.  With a diverse and extensive product portfolio, MPM Medical makes products to treat just about any type of need when it comes to would and …