A new and exciting regenerative medical treatment, amniotic stem cell therapy has the ability to harnesses your body’s natural potential to regenerate tissue and return damaged soft tissue to a pre-wound, healthy state.

Keep reading to learn more about Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy.
Keep reading to learn more about Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy.

At Delray Beach Podiatry & Boynton Beach Podiatry, Dr. Ian S. Goldbaum has successfully been using this cutting-edge technology to improve the lives of patients suffering from a wide variety of soft tissue disorders of the lower extremities, such as plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis.

For over a century, amniotic tissue has been used in a broad range of therapeutic applications. It has been generally recognized as an effective modality in advancing treatment of soft-tissue defects, soft tissue trauma, tendonitis, tendonosis, chronic wounds, and localized inflammation.

“If someone is an athlete or needs to be back on their feet quickly, we need to get into the healing process faster,” said Dr. Goldbaum, a podiatrist with over 30 years of experience. “That’s what these stem cells allow us to do. They take down the inflammation very quickly and allows all of the nutrients to come in for faster healing.”

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If you spend a good amount of your daily run either minor or agonizing pain, there’s a good chance that gait analysis might be the foot-friendly fix you’ve been looking for.

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Gait analysis is a technique that investigates how one stands and walks in order to relieve a wide variety of different ailments. It is also the most accurate way to pinpoint inefficiencies and weaknesses in running form that could be hindering your performance or causing injury.

Standing and walking properly involves a chain of complex actions and our bodies must integrate sensory feedback from the visual, somatosensory, and vestibular systems to properly coordinate our muscles to prevent us from falling. Gait analysis is a descriptive tool that can help a physician better understand how each of these systems contributes to the way one stands and walks.

The benefits of this advanced technology range from relief of pain to the slowing of degenerative conditions and the prevention of specific muscle, bone and joint problems at remote sites. In fact, through early detection, the need for surgical procedures on the foot and other areas of the body such as the lower back and knees can often be postponed, if not eliminated.

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A plantar wart is a wart that occurs on the sole of the foot, most often on the heels or balls of your feet as those areas feel the most pressure while standing or walking. It is because of this pressure that plantar warts are often flat or grow inward.

Medical Treatment for Plantar Warts (www.DelrayBeachPodiatry.com)
Medical Treatment for Plantar Warts (www.DelrayBeachPodiatry.com)

These warts are an infection of the skin caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The virus enters the body through a break in the skin (such as a cut) and then forms a rough bump on the surface of the skin. Warts are benign (non-cancerous) growths.

Each person’s immune system responds differently to HPV and not everyone who comes in contact with it develops warts. Plantar warts are more common among children because they frequently have scrapes and cuts. Additionally, the risk of getting warts increases as you get older and your immune system weakens.

Plantar warts are very contagious and can easily be transmitted from one person to another by coming into direct contact with a wart or a surface that has been in contact with a wart.

Most plantar warts aren’t a serious health concern and may not require treatment. They can, however, cause discomfort or pain. If self-care treatments for plantar warts don’t work, you may want to see your doctor to have them removed.

Causes

Plantar warts are caused by an infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) in the outer layer of skin on the soles of your feet. More than 100 types of HPV exist, but only a few cause warts on your feet.

The HPV strains that cause plantar warts aren’t highly contagious. So the virus isn’t easily transmitted by direct contact from one person to another. But it thrives in warm, moist environments.

Typically, the plantar wart virus is acquired in public places where people go barefoot, such as locker rooms or swimming pools.

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Are you looking for a foot doctor in Boynton Beach, Florida?

Well, you’re in luck!

At Boynton Beach Podiatry, Dr. Ian S. Goldbaum, a Board Certified ABMSP (American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry) in Primary Podiatric Medicine, Podiatric Surgery, Wound Care, and Limb Salvage and Preservation, works around the clock to provide his patients with the best care possible.

Dr. Ian S. Goldbaum (pictured) has been practicing medicine for over 30 years, arriving to South Florida in 1985.
Dr. Ian S. Goldbaum (pictured) has been practicing medicine for over 30 years, arriving to South Florida in 1985.

A proponent of advanced and modern techniques for treating patients with diabetes and other complications of the lower extremities, Dr. Goldbaum opened his office in Delray Beach Florida in 1984 in order to share his specialized knowledge in South Florida. In 2000, his success in the field allowed him to open a second office in Boyton Beach, making it easier for patients to receive treatment.

With a unique, all-inclusive protocol, Dr. Goldbaum’s works closely with his patients in order to allow them to be pro-active and in control of their lives by limiting or eliminating all of their podiatric-related issues.

As a Neuropathy Center, Dr. Goldbaum utilizes numerous state-of-the-art technologies in his office, such as Circulator Boot Therapy, 3-D Gait-Scan Analysis, Cold Laser Therapy, Fungal Laser Treatments, Radiofrequency Closure and Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Goldbaum, please see our contact/booking information below.

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Are you thinking about visiting Delray Beach Podiatry or Boynton Beach Podiatry for the first time?

Well, don’t worry — we’ll do our best to make sure that the whole process is as easy as possible!

Delray Beach Podiatry Appointment Checklist
Delray Beach Podiatry Appointment Checklist

There are many reasons to visit a podiatrist, from toenail problems to foot, leg and heel pain. That being said, it’s always best to consult a podiatrist rather than letting the problem get out of hand and wishing you had come sooner!

At Delray Beach Podiatry and Boynton Beach Podiatry, Dr. Ian S. Goldbaum, a podiatric physician and surgeon with over 30 years of experience, has all of the right tools and knowledge needed to help get you back on your feet.

As it is with most other doctors, however, your first visit to our offices will typically consist of several background questions and some paperwork that will serve to not only help Dr. Goldbaum understand your problems, but also help him get to know you a little better.

To facilitate the process, you can print out new patient forms online, and for everything else, please check out our information guide for all newcomers below!

WHAT TO DO BEFORE YOUR VISIT

  • Make a list of any symptoms and questions you have.
  • Make a list of all medications and any previous surgeries.
  • Gather and bring important medical records and laboratory test reports from other doctors or hospitals.
  • Call to make sure that your insurance is accepted at our offices.
  • Call to inform our office if you have special needs.

DON’T FORGET TO BRING

  • Insurance card(s)
  • Driver’s license or other picture ID
  • New patient forms (signed)
  • List of prescription & over-the-counter medications
  • Relevant medical records

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