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"Unfortunately, I received a 2nd injury in December of 2012 while I was shopping at the Castleton mall. That day, we had a blizzard winter storm. They ridiculously" put a light weight poster sign in a small plastic holder. Later, I found out that when a customer opens the door, the sign would fall over lying flat like a camouflage piece of rug on the floor. When I went into the store, the path was clear. Twenty minutes later when I came out, the sign was lying down and I tripped over the small plastic holder. Later, I realized that I had tripped over the small plastic holder lying on the floor with the sign. When I was tripping over the small plastic holder, I landed on top of the poster and slid off like a skateboard. This made me airborne and lunged me forward like a long jumper. This caused me to hit my right knee bone at least 3 or more times on the stone floor with all of my body weight. I was injured very badly. In February, I started physical therapy. The therapist left the ice pack on for 10-15 minutes. The inflammation was so bad that when she took the ice pack off, she was in shock that my knee was still very hot. When I was injured the second time, I went to see Dr. Patal because he is a knee and ankle specialist. With this second injury, he took care of me again the same way he did the first time. He had me get 3 MRIs and was very persistent in looking after my injury. I have been under his care of 2 years for the second injury. He periodically sends me to get MRIs. Again, he found out that I had a post traumatic injury. He is very persistent and keeps an eye on my long term care. I do not have insurance, so there is a 3rd party that is liable. This meant a lot to me that my doctor is protecting my interest and also really cares about the patients. I am very fortunate to have Dr. Patal as my doctor. My mother had a full accident and the doctor only treated her for a few months, even though she is an elderly woman with severe Osteoporosis (weak bones). The doctor still did not follow up for long term care. Dr. Patal is sometimes hard to get an appointment with because he is a popular doctor. While I wait for my appointment, I can hear him greeting his other patients in a very welcoming matter. I can sense that he really gives personal care to all his patients. I am very lucky that thanks to Dr. Patal and his conservative approach, he monitors the injury for a long, long time. I admire his honesty, compassion and the fact he is trustworthy. Some people have biased about foreign doctors. Dr. Patal is born and raised in the Unites States. He completed his 14 years of medical
in the United States. He is an excellent and competent doctor. Dr. Patal is an extraordinary human being and is a beautiful person inside and out. I highly recommend this doctor to anybody who needs a knee and ankle specialists.


"I spent over $600 with her. She had me get a pair of orthotic braces that continually hurt my feet. I called the office to let them know they hurt & they said" it just took time. I also purchased a cream for $50 per the doctors recommendations. I ended up going to another doctor and he said the orthotic braces were all wrong. They would never help and were only making it worse.

-Cynthia S.

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Foot and ankle orthopedics

Orthopedic doctors concentrate on the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of diseases or injuries of the musculoskeletal system. Some of these orthopedists specialize in treating conditions affecting the foot and ankle.

Tight calf muscles can aggravate the Achilles tendon, making stretching of the calf muscles important, says Spezia. (Photo by Karen Geswein)
Orthopedics - Foot & Ankle

There are many causes of pain in your Achilles tendon. One highly rated provider explains the possible causes and how you can treat the pain yourself.

To confirm that plantar fasciitis is indeed the cause of your heel pain, you will need to visit a podiatrist, says Fox. (Photo by Karen Geswein)
Orthopedics - Foot & Ankle

One highly rated provider explains the different causes of heel pain and offers helpful advice to getting a diagnosis and treating the problem.

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Sounds like you should be pursuing a disability claim.  Also, you could speak to your previous doctor frankly about your concerns.  
Have they made orthotics for your shoes that distribute your weight better? 

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Three weeks on crutches and three weeks with the black boot. It has now healed well and provided some relief. Probably will have to have additional work of some sort concerning more bone spurs on both feet.
- Ann T.

I have been seeing the doctor for about 2 years. He has been true to his word when he said he could fix my foot issue with surgery. After 12 years of pain that is a huge deal. He is very compassionate. He is located in a huge practice that handles many types of services onsite as far as ex-rays, therapy and surgery. I have had no issues with scheduling. He is an amazing doctor.
- linda W.

With his and his PA's diligent care, I had a "miracle" and was able to graduate from the brace after several months. This man is not the least bit arrogant, and he does not leave you to the care of his PA, although you do see her some of the time. He trains people from all over the world. I would recommend him to anyone for any reason. I'm just pleased that I was able to have him treat me and that my income was as wonderful as it was! He's a great man!
- Billie B.

In 2012, I was in a horse back riding accident that left me shattered- literally. I suffered from a tri-mal ankle fracture, and had fractured my tibia pretty badly. I had two doctors tell me I would never ride or run again, and that wasn't an option to me. I was referred to Dr.
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, and he was the first doctor who really believed I could- and would- be able to live my life the way I wanted to.

He was very professional, friendly, and charismatic- he's very easy to get along with. Great guy!

More importantly, he's great as his job. It has been 2 1/2 years since my accident, two surgeries, and 4 months of no weight on my injured ankle, but I have my life back. I can ride, run, wakeboard, snowboard, you name it. With his help, we were able to prove the other doctors wrong.

I have nothing but great things to say about Dr.
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. He gave me my life back.
- Heather M.

I am always glad to be able to see
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grace, dr
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's PA. He explains everything and i don't feel rushed. He has given me an injection in the joint that was practically painless. Seeing dr
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is altogether different. He's like a "hit & run". Always in a rush and i always forget what i was going to ask. He is not at all unpleasant and most importantly, he is a skilled surgeon. When i need foot & ankle surgery i would not want anyone but dr
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. when i want some time to ask questins, i want to see the PA.

Best experience ever. Easy to get appointment. The clinic has a urgent care as well and if you have an urgent problem you will be seen immediately, they even try to get you in with your Dr. If it is possible. There is no over booking here either.
- Linda N.

Have been to several doctors and Dr.
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was the first to diagnose bone spurs. He sent me to physical therapy where they worked to get the inflammation down and I've been pain free since! Super nice Doctor, explained everything completely and went over every option with me.
- Sharon F.

All staff friendly, professional, observed patience in dealing with somewhat difficult client. Dr
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does a great job of explaining what is wrong, treatment options and needed follow up care. Will definitely use again and recommend to others. Have not received bill for services yet so cannot comment on cost.
- Julie L.

All Plantar Fasciitis in Oak Park, MI

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Adelman, Dr. Ronald P.

990 W Ann Arbor Trl

All-Pro Physical Therapy, Livonia

37699 Six Mile Rd

Anderson, Dr. John K.

4972B W Clark Rd

Balazsy, Dr. Jeffrey E.

1030 Harrington Blvd
Mount Clemens

Beneson, Dr. David E

43330 Mound Rd
Sterling Heights

Bennett Family Foot Care

13935 Plumbrook Rd
Sterling Heights

Botsford Hospital

28050 Grand River Ave

Clegg & Guest Physical Therapy

35413 Schoenherr Rd
Sterling Heights

Elkhalil foot and ankle specialist

15450 Northline Rd

Foot & Ankle Institute of Southeast Michigan

6900 Orchard Lake Rd
West Bloomfield

Fortin, Dr. Paul T.

30575 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak

Frascone, Dr. Stephen

36622 Green St
New Baltimore

Glickman, Dr. Steven H.

4770 Rochester Rd

Grant, Dr. Allan M.

30575 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak


510 North AVE

McCarty, Dr. James

22151 Moross Rd
Grosse Pointe


1055 Gibson Rd

Michfoot Surgeons PC

29201 Telegraph Rd Ste. 100

Mozen, Dr. Neal A.

18161 W 13 Mile Rd

Nallamothu, Dr. Shivajee

5701 Bow Pointe Dr

Nelson, Dr. Marie S

44000 W 12 Mile Rd

Novi Surgery Center

25500 Meadowbrook Rd

Oakland Psychological Clinic

1455 S Lapeer Rd
Lake Orion

Olenech, Dr. Chris

3976 Dix Hwy
Lincoln Park

Pupp, Dr. Guy R.

6900 Orchard Lake Rd
West Bloomfield

Rochester Hills Orthopaedics

1135 W University Dr

Sadowski, Dr. Jason

26025 Lahser Rd

Somers, Dr. Jennifer

42550 Garfield Rd
Clinton Township

Sprunger, Dr. Tad D.

4550 Investment Dr

The DeClaire Knee and Orthopaedic Institute

1135 West University Dr.

The WalkEZstore.com

2309 West Smith Valley Road

Williams, Dr. Robert

14800 E Old US 12

Wolf, Dr. Barth

1200 S Main St

Yang, Dr. Sung K.

115 E Long Lake Rd

Young, Dr. Lawrence

22161 W Outer Dr

Zingas, Dr. Christopher N.

23829 Little Mack Ave
Saint Clair Shores

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