A 28-year-old female asked:
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is the mitek foot anchor (in the navicular area) known to cause any problems. i had surgery 10 months and the area always hurts. seen many docs-nothig?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
It shouldn't: If its that long ago consider an mri..
Answered on Apr 13, 2014
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