The Relief Institute

The Relief Institute is an advocate for top physicians and patients like you. Our purpose is to bring the best matches together for a healthy outcome.

We aim to ensure that you have access to the best foot and ankle practitioners in your area. To achieve this, we first find doctors in your area who are capable of both conducting a thorough evaluation and providing you with any necessary treatment. We then go the extra mile, certifying doctors who truly stand out from the mix with high ratings, excellent experience, better treatment, and a convincing record of care. And finally, we ask patients to rate their experience. You can feel confident that you’re in good hands when you see what others think, and you can also provide invaluable feedback to help others like you make informed decisions about their own health and treatment.

You deserve the best in quality healthcare, so only top quality physicians will do. Use our PatientGoTM search tool to find your top results.

Get in Touch

We are here to help you in anyway. Feel free to click the button below to see contact options.

Contact Us Now!
The secret weapon for Orthopedic startups

The secret weapon for Orthopedic startups

Ellipse was a VC funded startup without any bench strength in orthopedics. I joined in 2012 as the VP R&D. On paper, we had nothing. We had meager sales, finite funding, very...

Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes of Metatarsophalangeal Hemiarthroplasty

Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes of Metatarsophalangeal Hemiarthroplasty

Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes of Metatarsophalangeal Hemiarthroplasty: A Review of 12 Consecutive Cases Florian Wanivenhaus, MD; Jacqueline Fust, MD; Matthias Erschbamer, MD,...

Raising the Joint Line in TKA is Associated With... : Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

Raising the Joint Line in TKA is Associated With... : Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

Background In a typical osteoarthritic knee with varus deformity, distal femoral resection based off the worn medial femoral condyle may result in an elevated joint line. In a...

Surgeon Touts Benefits of Molybdenum-Rhenium in Spinal Applications

Surgeon Touts Benefits of Molybdenum-Rhenium in Spinal Applications

Kornelis Poelstra, M.D., Ph.D., believes that new materials will bring the next wave of innovation in spine. His belief spurred him to send FDA a letter asking for a list of...

Do Pain Coping and Pain Beliefs Associate With Outcome... : Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

Do Pain Coping and Pain Beliefs Associate With Outcome... : Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

Background Pain-coping strategies and appraisals are responses to the pain experience. They can influence patient-reported and physical performance outcome measures in a variety...

The Final 24-Item Early Onset Scoliosis Questionnaires... : Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics

The Final 24-Item Early Onset Scoliosis Questionnaires... : Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Introduction: The goal of early-onset scoliosis (EOS) treatment is to improve health-related quality of life (HRQoL) for patients and to reduce the burden on their parents or...

About Hip Replacement

About Hip Replacement

In order to understand hip replacement it helps to first understand the hip joint itself, the types of hip replacement surgery, and a little about the hip replacement implants...

Partial Knee Replacement Implants

Partial Knee Replacement Implants

Partial knee replacement (PKR) or resurfacing is necessitated when the arthritic damage to the joint is confined to one, two, or even three compartments of your knee: (1)...

Will Surgery Make Your Neck Pain Better or Worse?

Will Surgery Make Your Neck Pain Better or Worse?

If you’re considering surgery for neck pain, one of your concerns might be whether the procedure could actually make symptoms worse. Cervical spine surgery, or surgery around...

How many spine surgeries qualifies a surgeon as “experienced”?

How many spine surgeries qualifies a surgeon as “experienced”?

HOW MANY SPINE SURGERIES QUALIFY A SURGEON AS “EXPERIENCED”? (Orthopedics This Week) The study,” Establishing benchmarks for the volume-outcome relationship for common lumbar...

Radiographic Evaluation of Acetabular Fractures:  Review... : JAAOS - Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Radiographic Evaluation of Acetabular Fractures: Review... : JAAOS - Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Despite increased availability of modern imaging techniques, plain radiographs remain the initial step in the classification of acetabular fractures. The ability to interpret...

The Joint Kitchen

The Joint Kitchen

Imagine a doctor doing ordinary activities in his kitchen, stop and draw some of the everyday objects, like an orange and a corkscrew. Then watch him turn those drawings into...