Volume 24 - Issue 1 - January 2011
Treatment Dilemmas »
One of the most common presenting problems in foot and ankle practices is hallux limitus/rigidus. While destructive procedures were favored in the past to treat this condition, it is now becoming increasingly common to use reconstructive procedures. Accordingly, let us take a closer look at some of the emerging advances in the treatment of great toe arthritis.
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With a compelling case study, this author illustrates how the biomechanical needs of a patient can change postoperatively. Accordingly, he emphasizes the importance of a sound biomechanical assessment and gait analysis after surgery, and how these findings will influence conservative management postoperatively.
Podiatrists are experiencing a trifecta of challenges. The world economy has taken an extended potty break. Healthcare reform has created uncertainty for the entire medical sector. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) does not know if we are actually physicians. We are living in interesting times.
Wound Care Q&A »
Citing the procedure’s stability and correction of deformities in multiple planes, these authors argue the triple arthrodesis is the gold standard for multiplanar hindfoot deformities.
By Ben Carelock, DPM, and Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFAS
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