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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 formed in 2010 to bring solutions to the unmet and under-served needs of the foot and ankle community. We are dedicated to creating remedies and tools to better the treatment of even the most difficult foot and ankle conditions. Paragon 28 thrives under the following ideals: inclusion and respect of individual specialist’s preferences, creative foundation, high-quality, cost-effective implants, and a strong belief in research and innovation. With these as our goals, we can create the best solutions for the challenges faced in and out of the operating room by foot and ankle surgeons.

Foot and ankle surgeons are our primary focus at Paragon 28. We listen to your ideas, your critiques, and value your guidance. We seek to understand your frustrations with certain procedures and aim to make things easier. The name “Paragon 28” was chosen with purpose — to never lose focus on our goal to advance the branch 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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Creating innovative solutions for the foot and ankle specialist.


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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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