The KobyGard System is designed to allow surgeons to easily and safely isolate and cut the transverse metatarsal ligament or plantar fascia through a single small incision. A precise, predetermined cut of the ligament or fascia can be made regardless of thickness while all surrounding tissue is protected from damage.

The KobyGard System gives surgeons and patients a more desirable alternative to other minimally invasive techniques while eliminating the need for endoscopic equipment. Surgeons can offer patients all of the post-operative benefits of minimally invasive surgery in the convenience of a minor surgery setting. The Minimally Invasive Nerve Decompression (MIND) has a published 95.2% success rate and Minimally Invasive Plantar Fasciotomy (MPF) has a published 95.2% success rate with minimal recovery times and complications.

The OsteoMed KobyGard System is indicated for Plantar Fasciotomy, specifically, chronic plantar fasciitis of the foot unresponsive to conservative therapy; and Intermetatarsal Nerve decompression, specifically, chronic neuroma pain of the foot unresponsive to conservative treatment and in cases requiring decompression of the Intermetatarsal Nerve rather than excising it.


Are You Looking for a Plantar Fasciitis Specialist in Austin, TX?

If you are looking for plantar fasciitis care, you should reach out to an experienced podiatristAustin Foot and Ankle Specialists can help. Our office provides a wide variety of advanced, effective treatment options for all kinds of painful conditions. Ready to schedule an appointment? Contact us online or call our Austin office at 512.328.8900.

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