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Current And Emerging Agents For Tinea Pedis

Tracey Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM RCPS (Glasg) | 1796 reads | 0 comments

There is no shortage of over-the-counter and prescription remedies for tinea pedis. With this in mind, this author takes a look at the research and clinical experience regarding several emerging treatment agents, including new topicals and medical socks.




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Keys To Treating Common Triathlon Injuries

Marybeth Crane, DPM, MS, FACFAS | 1196 reads | 0 comments

The combination of a diehard mindset and the stresses triathletes must endure can lead to repetitive injuries. Accordingly, this author provides a treatment guide for common triathlon injuries such as stress fractures, blisters and Achilles tendonitis.




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Pertinent Insights On Treating Second MPJ Pathology

Christopher L. Reeves, DPM, FACFAS, Amber M. Shane, DPM, FACFAS, Larissa McDonough, DPM, AACFAS, and Francesca Zappasodi, DPM, AACFAS | 2457 reads | 0 comments

A wide range of pathologies can arise at the second MPJ, making an accurate diagnosis vital. Accordingly, these authors offer diagnostic insights, a guide to conservative and surgical treatment options, and an intriguing case study.




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Locking Plates: Do They Prevent Complications?

William T. DeCarbo, DPM, FACFAS, and Alexander J. Pappas, DPM, AACFAS | 1394 reads | 0 comments

Offering a closer look at the emergence and evolution of locking plates, these authors provide a thorough review of the literature to gauge the effectiveness of this fixation for first MPJ arthrodesis, calcaneal fractures and distal tibia fractures.




Sports Medicine »

Aging And Athletes: How Exercise Can Make A Difference

Paul Langer, DPM | 579 reads | 0 comments

Increasing awareness of the benefits of exercise and longer lifespans is leading to more older patients seeking care for musculoskeletal injuries. Older individuals are more prone to overuse injuries and are slower to heal. Despite that, most researchers and clinicians agree that the benefits of exercise far outweigh the risks. The volume of research on aging is increasingly showing that there are physical, cognitive and psychosocial benefits to remaining physically active as we age.1




Technology In Practice »

All-In-One Software Offers Tailored Documentation For DPMs

Danielle Chicano, Contributing Editor | 390 reads | 0 comments

While there are various electronic health record (EHR) and software applications available for medical professionals, podiatrists may want to consider an option that is fully tailored to their line of work.