By Bob Baravarian, DPM, and Brayton Campbell, DPM
We had a patient present for continued pain to his right foot six months after plantar plate repair in the right second MPJ. Unfortunately, he developed avascular necrosis of the second metatarsal head with significant bone resorption. This condition is difficult to treat and often frustrating.
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By Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, and Fairuz Parvez, DPM
Patients in their late teenage years may be more ideally suited to flatfoot correction as they have reached full skeletal maturity but commonly have a very flexible flatfoot deformity. These authors discuss treatment in a 15-year-old patient.
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By Patrick Nunan, DPM, FACFAS
Getting runners back on the run after heel pain can be challenging at times. Accordingly, this author offers key diagnostic insights, reviews a variety of possible etiologies ranging from biomechanical causes to nerve-related heel pain, and shares his clinical experience on viable treatment options.
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