This past weekend, Dr. Thomas Wilson was a guest lecturer at the 2017 Health First Orthopedic Conference at Holmes Regional Medical Center. He was honored to join several other physicians, including orthopedic surgeons, an anesthesiologist, and a physical therapist. The lecture focused on arthritis of the foot and ankle. It included advances in current treatments, including anti-inflammatories, injections, braces, orthotics, physical therapy, and surgical reconstruction. Dr. Thomas Wilson discussed arthroscopic and open surgical techniques for the various arthritic joints of the foot and ankle. Treatments for bunions, hammertoes, plantar fasciitis, and Achilles tendinitis were also included. The lecture was well-received by the audience of medical professionals consisting of over 90 physical therapists, nurses, pharmacists, and physicians.
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