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Lapiplasty: Shelley Shares Her Experience

Our patient Shelley shares her experience with Lapiplasty under the care of Drs. Mindi and Paul Dayton. We were honored that Shelley and her husband, a foot and ankle surgeon himself, selected us to provide her surgical care.

Sep 11th, 2021
Patient Testimonial: Kathy

Kathy shares her experience with surgery for a bunion with arthritis using triplane bunion correction principles.

Aug 2nd, 2021
Patient Testimonial: Lynne

Lynne shares her experience with Lapiplasty Triplane Bunion Correction and with Foot & Ankle Center of Iowa

Aug 1st, 2021
Understanding Your Deductible and Service Deposit

Insurance deductibles and co-pays are often difficult to understand. In this blog Rachel, our Front Office Specialist, discusses what our clinic financial policy for service deposit is if you have a deductible that has not been met.

Jul 28th, 2021
Patient Testimonial

Angie shares her story of bunion pain and her successful Lapiplasty bunion correction by the team of surgeons at Foot & Ankle Center of Iowa.

May 12th, 2021
Anesthesia, Multi Modal Pain Regimen and Breastmilk

Anesthesia while breastfeeding is a topic that really isn’t discussed. Often times when it is discussed, the mother is typically told to pump and dump their breastmilk for at least 24 hours. Thankfully for nursing mothers, this is not actually needed.

Sep 24th, 2020
New Original Research Published

This original research highlights the benefits of soft tissue and bone width reduction in patients undergoing the Lapiplasty 3D bunion correction.

Aug 20th, 2020
There is more than meets the eye with a bunion.

While you may not currently have significant symptoms, bunions are progressive and will most likely result in joint damage to the big toe joint over time, as well as the potential for other deformities.

Jun 12th, 2020
Dr. Mindi Dayton: Active Volunteer

Dr. Mindi Dayton, ABFAS Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Certified Surgeon, recently participated in the LEAD: Longitudinal Education and Assessment for Diplomates question writing and question review session of the American Board of Foot and Ankle

Sep 13th, 2021
Ingrown Toenails

What causes ingrown toenails and how can they be resolved?

Aug 6th, 2021
Patient Testimonial: Angie

Angie, a 58 yr old bunion pain sufferer, shares her experience with Lapiplasty 3D Bunion Correction performed by the surgeons at Foot & Ankle Center of Iowa.

May 16th, 2021
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020
Teaching Travels: Duke University

Durham, North Carolina: Dr. Paul Dayton was honored to be invited to be a part of the teaching faculty for a lab and lectures on Lapiplasty 3D Bunion Correction and Triplane 1st MTPJ Fusion, along side the Duke University Orthopedic Faculty and others.

Oct 24th, 2020
What A Great Team!

We are love our team! At Foot & Ankle Center of Iowa/Midwest Bunion Centers we feel so fortunate to have such a compassionate and dedicated team to assist in providing the highest level of care to our patients.

Aug 23rd, 2020
Achilles Tendon Pain: Cause and Treatment

Dr. Paul Dayton had the privilege to serve as a moderator on the state of the art understanding of the cause of Achilles Tendinopathy and the evidence based treatment recommendations for an American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons podcast.

May 19th, 2020
Club Foot Treatment with Ponseti Casting

Club foot is a severe congenital foot deformity that can lead to a life long disability if not treated early in life. Dr. Paul Dayton, DPM, had the opportunity to moderate a podcast on the Ponseti casting technique with other experts in the field.

May 3rd, 2020
Dr. Paul Dayton: Multi Patent Holder

Dr. Paul Dayton, DPM, MS in an inventor on several patents related to bunion surgery. Dr. Dayton is one of the countries leading researchers and innovators with respect to bunion surgery.

Apr 30th, 2020
Lis Franc Joint Controversies

Dr. Paul Dayton moderates a podcast for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons on Lis Franc Joint Controversies.

Apr 24th, 2020