Feature »

Keys To Revising Failed Flatfoot Surgery

Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS, AACFAS, and Bradley M. Lamm, DPM, FACFAS | 871 reads | 0 comments

Given the lack of consensus on indications and procedures for flatfoot surgery, these authors offer their insights on revisional flatfoot surgery. In addition to discussing diagnostic keys and pearls on appropriate procedure selection, they share their clinical experience in revising both overcorrected and undercorrected flatfoot as well as correcting nonunions.




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 | 347 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.




Surgical Pearls »

Emerging Insights On Minimally Invasive Hallux Valgus Correction

Noman A. Siddiqui, DPM, AACFAS, and Guido LaPorta, DPM, FACFAS | 1012 reads | 0 comments

Hallux valgus is a common first ray deformity that can affect the stability of the forefoot. Those with the deformity have complaints of pain, difficulty with ambulation and cosmetic concerns. When conservative measures fail to provide relief, surgical intervention is necessary to realign the osseous and soft tissue structures that contribute to this deformity.




Technology In Practice »

Can A New Implant Lead To More Efficient Hammertoe Fixation?

Brian McCurdy, Senior Editor | 75 reads | 0 comments

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