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Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery Presented to More than 300 Orthopedic Surgeons

Michael E. Graham, DPM, FACFAS, FAENS, lectured on innovations in foot and ankle surgery at the 33rd Annual International Congress of the Dominican Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology.

Dr. Graham lecturing on Extra-Osseous Talotarsal Stabilization with HyProCure.
Dr. Graham lecturing on Extra-Osseous Talotarsal Stabilization with HyProCure.
Dec. 12, 2012 - PRLog -- Macomb, MI – The 33rd Annual International Congress of the Dominican Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology, held in Babaro Beach, Dominican Republic at the Barcelo Resort, November 29 - December 2, 2012, was host to more than 300 orthopedic surgeons from 7 different countries. Michael E. Graham, DPM, FACFAS, FAENS, founder of GraMedica® and creator of HyProCure® was honored to provide attendees at the meeting with two different lectures on pioneering techniques in foot and ankle implantology. He presented on Evidenced Based Medicine that supports the use of HyProCure® as the premier option for Extra-Osseous Talotarsal Stabilization (EOTTS) and later on “New Techniques in Hallux Valgus Surgery” utilizing GraMedica®’s latest revolutionary device, the osteo-WEDGETM Open Wedge Bone Locking Plate system.  

The Dominican Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology has the mission of establishing, maintaining and ensuring the highest values of quality for better development of the orthopedics and traumatology community in the Dominican. Active members are enthusiastic and dynamic in their desire to raise awareness and develop science to contribute to the development of research and unity among the orthopedic community.

“I was grateful to be able to speak at the Congress of the Dominican Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology,” said Graham. “I support their mission of seeking better development and was honored to help bring greater awareness to life-changing solutions available to patients.”

HyProCure® was created to provide the best solution to recurrent/flexible displacement (RTTD) of the talotarsal mechanism. RTTD has been named as the primary etiology for many pathologic foot and ankle conditions and may also contribute to damage in other parts of the body. Due to the unique design of HyProCure®, utilizing both the canalis and sinus portion of the sinus tarsi, it restores normal triplane motion of the talotarsal joint while eliminating the excessive motion of the talus on the calcaneus and helping to prevent weightbearing navicular drop.

The osteo-WEDGETM Open Wedge Bone Locking System, a new product for Hallux Valgus surgeries, provides patients and foot surgeons a new option for permanent bunion correction, without the limitations of other methods.

Working with physicians and local distributors on nearly every continent, GraMedica®, global orthopedic medical device company and maker of HyProCure® and osteo-WEDGETM, strives to educate foot and ankle professionals. Reaching more doctors in more countries enables real treatment options to become available to countless patients seeking a solution to their painful symptoms.

GraMedica® works cooperatively with the Graham International Implant Institute (GIII), a global-reaching organization dedicated to research, training, certification and support on implantology for foot physicians worldwide.

Foot and ankle surgeons are invited to learn more about the HyProCure® device and the osteo-WEDGETM Open Wedge Bone Locking system at http://www.GraMedica.com, where they can also train online and/or find a live surgical training seminar in their area.

Potential surgical candidates from around the world can find out more about the devastating effects of partial talotarsal dislocation and the HyProCure® solution at http://www.HyProCure.com. Find a local HyProCure® specialist through the physician locator at http://hyprocure.com/doctor-locator/.

Susan Doherty, Director, Education & Physician Resources

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