A Guide To Orthotic And Prosthetic Options For People With Partial Foot Amputations

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Ryan Fitzgerald, DPM, FACFAS

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   For further reading, see “A Guide To Digital Amputations In Patients With Diabetes” in the September 2011 issue of Podiatry Today.

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