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  • August 2003 | Volume 16 - Issue 8
    Take note of the superficial white onychomycosis (SWO) of the third and fourth toenails. SWO is the second most common type and accounts for 10 percent of onychomycosis. (Photo courtesy of Aditya Gupta, MD)
    By John Mozena, DPM
    17,030 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    Onychomycosis is the number one diagnosed and treated disease by podiatrists today. While the disease was first recognized in the United States in 1928, it has only recently been brought under control with drugs that have been introduced in the last 10 years. With the advent of safer oral and topical medications, there has been a renewed focus on increasing efficacy rates. The current research seems to be centered on synergistic activity of oral and topical medications as well as different vehicles to add additional penetration of the medication. Onychomycosis is present in 2 to 3 percent ... continue reading
    Recently named president elect of the APMA, Lloyd Smith, DPM, is an active proponent of HIPAA preparedness.
    By Brian McCurdy, Associate Editor
    5,818 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    Podiatric residents will have access to the expertise of a diverse range of established DPMs thanks to a new series of online lectures. Podiatry Online founders Alan Sherman, DPM, and Michael Shore, DPM, have created PRESENT (Podiatric Residency Education Services Network) Residency Courseware, which will bring lectures to all residency programs through the Internet. Podiatric residents will now be able to access 52 weekly hour-long lectures online, beginning August 1. The goal of the program is to “equalize the access to high quality formal teaching materials by the nationwide community o... continue reading
    Clinical Editor: Nicholas Sol, DPM
    12,798 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    When treating pediatric soccer players, you may see common conditions such as calcaneal apophysitis and injuries such as lateral ankle sprains. Prescribing orthotics for players also comes with its own set of considerations. Indeed, finding the right orthotic can sometimes be tricky. With that in mind, our expert panelists weigh in on how best to treat this unique group of patients. Q: What are the two or three most common biomechanical complaints you see in your pediatric patients who play soccer? A: All three panelists say Sever’s disease (calcaneal apophysitis) is among the co... continue reading