Letters »

Assessing The Role Of Onychomycosis Laser Therapy In Treating Concomitant Tinea Pedis

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Dr. Vlahovic, I read with interest your feature article, “Current and Emerging Agents for Tinea Pedis,” in the April 2014 issue of Podiatry Today.




News and Trends »

September 2014

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A recently introduced House act seeks to reform the process for Medicare to audit Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) claims.




Diabetes Watch »

Emphasizing The Fundamentals And Patient Education In Diabetic Foot Care

Perry Mayer, MB, BCh, CCFP | 59 reads | 0 comments

Treating the diabetic foot is relatively straightforward. We need to ensure that blood flow is adequate, eradicate infection, eliminate pressure from the wound site and regularly remove the dead and devitalized tissue from the affected area. If we do all those things, the wound heals. It really is that simple.




Treatment Dilemmas »

What The Emerging Literature Reveals About Treating Lateral Ankle Injuries

Brayton Campbell, DPM, and Bob Baravarian, DPM | 57 reads | 0 comments

Lateral ankle sprain is a common injury associated with recreational and competitive sports. An estimated 2 million ankle sprains occur in the United States each year.1 Ankle injuries account for 10 to 30 percent of all athletic injuries and 40 to 56 percent of injuries in certain sports.1 A review of injuries to NCAA athletes found ankle ligament sprains were the most common injury for all sports, accounting for 15 percent of all reported injuries.2




Technology In Practice »

Can A New Implant Lead To More Efficient Hammertoe Fixation?

Brian McCurdy, Senior Editor | 39 reads | 0 comments

An emerging implant features a number of effective components to facilitate easier hammertoe fixation.




New Products »

New Products September 2014

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A new laser may help treat the pain and inflammation of plantar fasciitis.