Local Foot and Ankle Surgeon Heals His Own Foot Pain with New Brace

CARMEL, Ind. — An idea for a new medical device for foot pain surfaced when podiatrist Dr. Patrick DeHeer suffered from posterior tibial tendonitis – a common foot and ankle problem – after taking up running. Since traditional treatment options weren’t efficient or effective enough, DeHeer and his partners formed IQ Med LLC and developed The Equinus Brace.