Christopher Hyer, DPM, FACFAS
Examining study data, this author highlights the role of a foot and ankle surgery coordinator and the positive impact the position has on efficiency measures in the operating room.
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John Mozena, DPM, FACFAS, and Paul Clint Jones, DPM
Posterior heel pain is a common complaint of the podiatric patient. The pain can be a result of multiple factors including retrocalcaneal exostosis, Achilles tendinitis or retrocalcaneal bursitis. The exostosis can be directly posterior or posterolateral, which is known as Haglund’s deformity when all three conditions are present.
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Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can be a valuable adjunct treatment for foot and ankle wounds. Our panelists discuss the indications for HBOT, their personal experience with the treatment and keys to patient education on the modality.
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Are Custom Orthoses Beneficial For Achilles Tendinopathy?

Although custom orthoses may be effective for other conditions in the foot and ankle, the authors of a recent study are dubious of their impact for mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy.
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