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  • September 2011 | Volume 24 - Issue 9
    Michael M. Fanous, DPM, MHA, MS
    18,115 reads | 2 comments | 08/29/11
    When conservative measures fail, endoscopic decompression may provide pain relief of Morton’s neuroma. This author provides key diagnostic pearls, imaging insights and surgical tips. ... continue reading
    Ronald Guberman, DPM, DABPS, CWS, and Lida Faroqi, DPM
    18,059 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/11
    These authors detail the case of a 52-year-old man who presented with a fast spreading necrotizing fasciitis and a severe infection. ... continue reading
    By John McCord, DPM
    3,927 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/11
    Doctors are required to report abuse in most states. We first think of child abuse and all of its signs, but there are other forms of abuse that occur and we must report them. ... continue reading

    14,884 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/11
    Podiatric patients can treat dry, cracked heels in three steps with the new Sleep-N-Heel Heel Rejuvenating Kit. ... continue reading
    Bob Baravarian, DPM, and Jason Morris, DPM
    12,922 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/11
    Ankle replacement is rapidly becoming a comparable option to ankle fusion in the treatment of ankle arthritis. Although ankle replacements in the 1970s did not fare well, the new generation of ankle replacements has provided an excellent option in the treatment of ankle arthritis. Indeed, ankle replacement has proven to be a better option than ankle fusion in the proper situations. ... continue reading
    Suzanne M. Levine, RPT, DPM, and Everett M. Lautin, MD, FACR
    14,921 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/11
    Hyperhidrosis not only predisposes the feet to fungal and bacterial infection, but it can also negatively affect the patient’s quality of life. Accordingly, these authors discuss the treatment of hyperhidrosis with various iterations of botulinum toxin. They also offer pearls on injection techniques and dosing. ... continue reading
    Jeffrey C. Wienke, DPM, and Paul Dayton, DPM, FACFAS
    36,122 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/11
    Numerous methods of bone stimulation have emerged in recent years but how effective are they at facilitating healing? These authors take a critical look at the evidence on the efficacy of electrical stimulation, low-intensity pulsed ultrasound and extracorporeal shockwave therapy. ... continue reading
    Michael M. Cohen, DPM, FACFAS
    12,962 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/11
    Imagine that you were running late on your way to the hospital to attend to an urgent patient. You have a choice of two routes. One route is longer because it uses two streets, each with a traffic light, and no place to make a U-turn and change direction if the traffic is heavy. The shorter route is a straight shot but has no traffic lights with options for U-turns if necessary. ... continue reading
    Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS
    12,753 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/11
    When considering which methods of wound debridement will be effective in their patients, clinicians have a wide range of choices at their disposal. These expert panelists discuss their preferences for sharp debridement, ultrasound debridement, non-surgical debridement and the use of maggots. ... continue reading
    Thomas Belken, DPM, and Neal Mozen, DPM, FACFAS, CWS
    7,163 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/11
    Every physician, regardless of specialty, faces the non-adherent patient. When the patient has diabetes, things become even more complicated. Even though we as podiatrists are not actively managing the patient’s diabetes, his or her glycemic control directly impacts the effectiveness of our treatments. ... continue reading