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New Products July 2014

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An innovative new system may be just the thing to facilitate improved fixation for common lower extremity procedures.




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Emerging Concepts In The Etiology Of Charcot Joints

John D. Miller, BS, Jonathan Shih, BS, Michelle Zhubrak, DPM, Nicholas A. Giovinco, DPM, and David G. Armstrong DPM, MD, PhD | 1883 reads | 0 comments

With new developments in the research on Charcot neuroarthropathy, these authors examine emerging research findings on osteoclastic activity, the RAGE pathway and cytokine recruitment, and share insights on current imaging tools and treatment modalities.




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July 2014

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Elderly patients can be at risk for falls and a recent study in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry finds that antidepressant use can cause gait disturbances in older people.




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Addressing The Biomechanics Of Stage II Adult-Acquired Flatfoot

Douglas Richie, Jr., DPM, FACFAS, FAAPSM | 2082 reads | 0 comments

Given the common presentation of adult-acquired flatfoot in podiatric practice, this author discusses the pathomechanics of the condition, offers diagnostic insights on the spring ligament and the heel raise test, and shares perspectives from the literature on the efficacy of treatment interventions.




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Current Concepts In Treating Hypertrophic Scars And Keloids

Arash Taheri, MD, Farah Moustafa, BS, Parisa Mansoori, MD, and Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD | 1537 reads | 0 comments

Given that a keloid or hypertrophic scar may cause disfigurement, pruritus, pain and contractures that can result in deformity and disability, prevention is the first and most important step in the management of these scars. These authors discuss the pathophysiology of scar formation, risk factors, keys to prevention and available treatments for keloids or hypertrophic scars.




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Finding Your Niche As You Begin Your Podiatry Career

Camille Ryans, DPM | 106 reads | 0 comments

From what seems like the time that we first began to speak, many of us have been asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”