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Par·a·gon (noun)


An ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept. A model or pattern of excellence or perfection.

Twen·ty·eight (noun)


The second perfect number. The number of bones in the human foot including the sesamoid bones.

Welcome to commitment to foot and ankle. Welcome to Paragon 28.

Paragon 28 was established in 2010 to address unmet and under-served needs of the foot and ankle community. We are dedicated to creating tailored solutions and tools to improve the treatment of even the most difficult foot and ankle conditions. Paragon 28 operates under the following principles: inclusion and respect of individual surgeon’s preferences, creative innovation, high-quality, cost-effective implants, and a strong belief that through research and innovation, we can create new and improved solutions to the challenges faced by foot and ankle specialists.

Foot and ankle surgeons are our primary focus at Paragon 28. We listen to your ideas, your criticisms, and what needs to be better. We seek to understand your hesitance and frustrations with certain procedures and focus on how we can make things easier. The name “Paragon 28” was chosen by design — to never lose focus on our goal to advance the science of foot and ankle surgery.

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The key to innovation is reinventing the space in which we work, rather than filling that space with more products.


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Developing innovative solutions for the foot and ankle surgeon.


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Medial Column Plating System

The Gorilla® Medial Column Plating System features 30 total plates optimized for anatomical fit, deformity correction, durability, and strength. Thicknesses of 1.5 mm and 2.0 mm are offered in certain plates to provide a thicker option when necessary. All screw holes accommodate both locking and non-locking 2.7 mm, 3.5 mm or 4.2 mm screw. Medial Column Arch plates have options to span the 1st metatarsal to the talus, the 1st metatarsal to the navicular, or medial cuneiform to the talus. The Medial Column Rescue Plates have 3 lengths available with uniform hole spacing that may provide a better fit in some patients or in revision cases where previous screw holes may be present.

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