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  • Current Issue
    Shawn Khademi, BS, Bryan Holand, MS, Martin Yorath, DPM, FACFAS, and Stephanie Wu, DPM, MSc, FACFAS
    1,027 reads | 0 comments | 09/24/14
    Eric Feit, DPM, Alona Kashanian, DPM, and Jonah Feit
    832 reads | 0 comments | 08/26/14
    A 12-year-old boy presented to the office with a chief complaint of severe right ankle pain. The soccer player first noticed the pain after a game three weeks prior to his office visit. He says he may have taken a “bad step” on the grass while running toward a ball. ... continue reading
    John H. McCord, DPM
    324 reads | 0 comments | 08/21/14
    There are two really bad places to seek financial advice. Church is probably the worst and the doctor’s lounge in a hospital is practically as bad.... continue reading

    480 reads | 0 comments | 08/21/14
    A new laser may help treat the pain and inflammation of plantar fasciitis. ... continue reading
    Brian McCurdy, Senior Editor
    262 reads | 0 comments | 08/21/14
    An emerging implant features a number of effective components to facilitate easier hammertoe fixation. ... continue reading
    Brayton Campbell, DPM, and Bob Baravarian, DPM
    802 reads | 0 comments | 08/21/14
    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 ... continue reading
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    Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS
    551 reads | 0 comments | 08/20/14
    Bioengineered alternative tissues (BATs) can be valuable advanced treatments for wounds that are not healing. These expert panelists share their clinical experience with using BATs, appropriate timing for considering BATs and what wounds they most commonly use BATs to treat. ... continue reading
    Noman A. Siddiqui, DPM, AACFAS, and Guido LaPorta, DPM, FACFAS
    1,746 reads | 0 comments | 08/20/14
    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. ... continue reading
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    Perry Mayer, MB, BCh, CCFP
    849 reads | 0 comments | 08/20/14
    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. ... continue reading

    360 reads | 0 comments | 08/20/14
    A recently introduced House act seeks to reform the process for Medicare to audit Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) claims. ... continue reading