Join Study for Bunion Patients in Illinois
Foot and Ankle Center of Illinois is studying an investigational medication for the treatment of pain after bunion removal surgery.
Study participants may receive bunion removal surgery at no cost, and up to $875 compensation for study-related time and travel. No insurance is required to participate.
Click the “Get Started” button to complete the sign up form. Then, we will see if this study is right for you.
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Meet Your Doctor
John Sigle, DPM, FACFAS
Dr. John Sigle, DPM and FACFAS, is a board-certified podiatrist. He earned his doctorate from Dr. William Scholl’s College of Podiatric Medicine and completed advanced surgical training at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center.
Dr. Sigle has treated patients of all ages, from children with club foot in Mexico and Honduras to adults in his hometown of Springfield, Illinois. He founded the Foot & Ankle Center of Illinois and currently serves as the Chief of Podiatry at HSHS St. John’s Hospital.
His work has been published in numerous articles and he’s been a guest expert on FOX Illinois Good Day Marketplace discussing surgical procedures for bunions. Dr. Sigle is committed to using state-of-the-art technology and best practices to assist patients with their podiatry needs.
Foot and Ankle Center of Illinois
2921 Montvale Dr,
Springfield, IL 62704
Frequently Asked Questions
No, all study related care is provided to you at no cost. You also do not need insurance to participate.
After you submit the contact form, your information will be sent to our team. You can then choose to complete your initial eligibility questions online or over the phone. After completing your eligibility questions, we’ll schedule your first in-person visit over the phone.
Yes, you will be compensated for your time and travel for study visits.
Each study has unique requirements to participate. You’ll be able to answer initial eligibility questions online or over the phone. Since some eligibility requirements can only be determined with a clinic visit, you will be sure of your full eligibility after your first visit.
No, we are compliant with HIPAA regulations. Our priority is keeping your personal information private and secure.