Sports Medicine

  • Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM, MBA, FACFAS, demonstrates the Topaz procedure (ArthroCare), which involves the use of biploar radiofrequency energy (Coblation®) in a minimally invasive surgical technique, for the treatment of chronic plantar fasciitis.


    Dr. Weil is the Fellowship Director of the Weil Foot and Ankle Institute (see ) in Des Plaines, Ill. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and the team podiatrist for the Chicago White Sox. Dr. Weil is also a past President of the International Society of Medical Shock Wave Therapy ( ) and was the first podiatric physician to hold this office.