Mein Fusszentrum AG
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Mein Fusszentrum AG
Conservative treatment (non operative)
Mein Fusszentrum offers the entire range of non-operative treatment options for foot and ankle disorders:
- Advice for shoe modifications/orthotics/insoles
- Support in the rehabilitation after injuries and surgery
- Injections of the foot and ankle
- Sports Injury:
- Achillestendon, Haglunds disease
- Ankle sprain
- Tendon inflamation: Achillestendon, Peroneal tendon, Tibialis posterior tendon
- Stress fractures: metatarsal, navicular
Customized casts in all variations are used in the treatment of
- acute trauma: ankle fractures, tendon injuries, ankle sprain
- immobilisation after surgery of the foot and ankle
- chronic wounds, for example in Diabetes mellitus
Treatment of wounds
Mein Fusszentrum offers wound care of the foot and ankle by experts for
- Chronic wounds
- Postoperative breakdown of the wounds
If a patient requires surgery, this is carried out by one of our experienced orthopaedic surgeons. All surgeons of Mein Fusszentrum have extensive experience in the field of foot and ankle surgery.
- Bunion corrections / Hallux valgus
- Clawtoe and hammertoe corrections
Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
- Arthroscopically assisted reconstruction of ligaments, tendons and cartilage
- Reconstruction in acute and chronic ankle instability
- Tendon transfer in deformities and neurologic disease
- Open reconstructive surgery in cartilage damage
- Joint preserving surgery in Osteoarthrosis / osteoarthritis: Supramalleolar osteotomy, Calcaneus osteotomy
- Treatment of acute and chronic tendon problems: Achillestendon / Haglund, Tibialis posterior tendon, Tibialis anterior tendon and peroneal tendons
- Surgery for flat foot correction
- Corrective surgery for Cavus Foot deformity
Traumatology / Emergency of the foot and ankle
- Fracture of the lower leg, ankle and foot
- Ligament injury after ankle sprain
- Tendon injury: Achillestendon
- Cartilage damage
Treatment of advanced stages of osteoarthrosis/osteoarthritis
- Ankle replacement
- Revision ankle replacement
- Conversion of painful ankle fusion into an ankle replacement
- Conversion of a painful ankle replacement into an ankle fusion
- Fusions / Arthrodesis
Prof. Markus Knupp is a lecturer at the University of Basel. In addition to teaching medical students, he is a mentor and supervisor for Master-, doctors theses and PhD degrees. Furthermore, he acts as an external examiner for PhD-Theses at the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and the University of Malmö (Sweden). Furthermore, he lectures at the University of Basel at the international Master Program 'Biomedical Engineering'.
He is also the chair for the annual arthroscopy-course for swiss foot and ankle surgeons held at the Arthrex Lab in Munich (Germany). This aims to improve the skills of swiss orthopaedic surgeons in the innovative, minimally invasive technique of arthroscopically assisted procedures.
He is currently part of an international research group on early diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthrosis/osteoarthritis in the foot and ankle.
Prof. Markus Knupp is author and co-author of more than 100 scientific articles and several book chapters.
He has held over 250 oral presentations on foot and ankle disorders in international meetings in 22 countries.