Information about the mission

Date :
January 3rd to 10th
Location :
Da Nang Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Hospital
95 Quang Trung, Thach Thang, Hai Chau, Da Nang, Vietnam (tel : 84511 3888 110)
Podiatrist in mission :
Dr Liem Nguyen

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Mission summary

During the stay, Dr Nguyen, podiatrist, has assessed and treated about 60 patients of various group of age. The majority of them suffer from plantar fasciitis, tendinitis, nevromas, ankle sprains, femoro-patellar syndrome, hallux limitus. One of them had a non healing ulcer on the foot and two came for ingrown toenail.

For those with biomechanical related problems, other than information and providing oral anti-inflammatory, the podiatrist has fabricated arch supports and installed them in the patients’ shoes or sandals.

Dr Nguyen, podiatrist, has also performed two surgeries for ingrown toenails and has participated in several operations with the medical team.

For the local doctors, the podiatrist, had prepared and lectured on two topics. One of them was on how to perform the partial matrixectomy Phenol-Alcohol technique and the other on the diagnosis of plantar fasciitis, its differential diagnosis and the treatments. Also, they had the opportunity for a hands-on laboratory workshop on the method and techniques of casting of the foot for the custom-made inserts.

Sponsors for this mission:

  • Clinique podiatrique Berri
  • Ortholab
  • Thai Lam Pharmacy