By Catherine Cheung, DPM, FACFAS
Osteoarthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint may lead to patients having symptoms of both hallux valgus and hallux rigidus, not to mention pain with prolonged activity and difficulty for women in wearing high heels. This author discusses conservative care and shares her insights on surgical treatment options.
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By Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM, and John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS
Given the comprehensive approach chronic wounds require, these authors present the treatment of a patient with diabetic peripheral neuropathy who developed osteomyelitis and extensive soft tissue loss.
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By Sue Hake, DPM, FACFAS
This author details how 10 patients with various types of lower extremity wounds found relief and improved ambulation following injections of hyaluronic acid.
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