March 2, 2018

Mayo Clinic Doctor First to Perform Lapiplasty® Procedure In MN

February 19, 2018 – Nathan Sanders, who practices podiatry and wound care at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, is using a new surgical procedure to treat bunions by correcting the source of the problem: its base. Whereas there are over 100 surgical procedures that have been described to treat bunions, Dr. Sanders compares them to an analogy of cutting the Tower of Pisa in half and correcting only the top few floors. What had been left, unaddressed, by previous surgical procedures is the tilt. With the Lapiplasty® Procedure, the patient’s bone is realigned at its base and plated […]
July 17, 2017

Oh my aching feet

July 17, 2017 – Edgefield, SC – WJBF-TV, the ABC affiliate in Edgefield SC., aired a story on Dr. George Sich, who is utilizing a patented procedure called Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion CorrectionTM for patients with painful bunions. According to Dr. Sich, “In the past [to correct a bunion], we broke the bone and shifted it back into position, which is a very uncomfortable procedure.” The new procedure by Treace Medical doesn’t break the bone, instead Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion CorrectionTM allows Dr. Sich to shift the metatarsal in three different directions back into the position it needs to be in. Reference […]
July 12, 2017

The Top Ten Innovations In Podiatry

June 21, 2017 – We are pleased to announce that the Lapiplasty® Procedure has been recognized in the annual “Top Ten Innovations in Podiatry” by Podiatry Today. It is very exciting to be recognized for the innovative nature of this new, patented treatment system for 3-plane bunion correction. To read the related article on Podiatry Today, please click HERE.
July 12, 2017

Treace Medical Granted Key Method Patent on its Novel Lapiplasty® System and Surgical Procedure

April 18, 2017 – Treace Medical Concepts, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 9,622,805 which broadly covers the methods of multi-planar bunion correction embodied by the Lapiplasty® Procedure. This represents the first to issue in an aggressive pipeline of more than 20 patent applications held by the company on its Lapiplasty® System and related concepts. According to CEO, John T. Treace, “Bunion surgical outcomes have historically been associated with high rates of recurrence and patient dissatisfaction. Studies indicate a significant contributor to deformity recurrence to be failure to correct frontal plane […]
May 22, 2017

Treace Medical Named #1 Hot Startup for Extremity Products

May 13, 2017 – We are excited to announce that Treace Medical Concepts has been selected as the #1 Hot Startup pick for Extremities by (see # 6 on Tiger’s List of Hot Startups). This is really a testament to the innovative team of surgeons that brought the Lapiplasty® System from concept to patented product. To read the related article on Orthostreams, please click HERE.
August 1, 2016

Lapiplasty® System Featured at AOFAS 2016

Toronto, Canada, July 25, 2016 – We are pleased to report that Treace Medical Concepts had a great meeting in Toronto at the 2016 American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Meeting. We were excited to have the new, patented Lapiplasty® System on display at the exhibit and very proud to be recognized by the AOFAS for our contribution to the meeting. Thank you to all of the surgeons that stopped by our booth to sign up for future training events and to learn more about the Lapiplasty® System for triplanar bunion deformity correction.
February 15, 2016

ACFAS 2016 Lapiplasty® System Launch

Austin, TX, February 15, 2015 – We are pleased to report that we had a great launch of our innovative Lapiplasty® System at the 2016 American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) Annual Scientific Conference in Austin, TX. Thank you to all the surgeons for coming by our booth to sign up for training labs and to learn more about the novel Lapiplasty® System for triplanar bunion deformity correction.