FLOFAC wins 3rd place in a poster competition at the annual American Society of Podiatric Surgeons annual meeting with a unique and effective way to treat chronic plantar fasciitis. With minimal incisions, not cutting the plantar fascia and immediate post-operative weightbearing we have found excellent outcomes with this technique. The physicians at FLOFAC are devoted patient advocates who strongly believe that the quality of education and training make a difference in treatment outcomes. If you are suffering from chronic heel pain please contact FLOFAC and all options including non-operative treatments can be discussed!!
3-D MIS Bunion Correction including the Lapiplasty Technique offered in Sarasota, Florida with Drs. Cottom & Badell at Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center. This cutting edge technology can be done through minimal incisions which help speed up recovery.
Dr. Cottom and FLOFAC are excited to have had their 5 year outcomes with the Arthroscopic Brostrom Procedure accepted for publication in JFAS. This is a unique procedure in that both lateral and medial ankle ligaments can be fixed all through a scope.
Dr. James Cottom of Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center was honored to have been the only United States doctor to help instruct at the Hintermann Advanced Total Ankle Course in Park City, Utah. This advanced technology is available in Sarasota, FL.
Dr. James M. Cottom will be featured on SiriusXM Doctor Radio (channel 110) on Thursday July 6 at 7:30 AM and again on Friday July 7 at 10 AM during the sports medicine session. He will be discussing a new research study he published to treat heel pain.
Florida Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center recently held its first fellows’ reunion in Utah. Nine former fellows joined Dr. Cottom for a weekend of cutting-edge education on the latest in total ankle replacement and lower extremity patient care.
Foot and ankle surgeon James M. Cottom, DPM, FACFAS, says fallen arches --or flat feet-- are a legitimate medical condition affecting five percent of Americans.