Volume 26 - Issue 2 - February 2013

Feature »

Emerging Insights On Fixation For Austin/Chevron Bunionectomies

Gary M. Lepow, DPM, MS, FACFAS, and Brian D. Lepow, DPM, AACFAS | 10308 reads | 1 comments

Drawing from the literature as well as their clinical experience, these authors review the evolution of fixation options for Austin/Chevron bunionectomies. In addition to exploring the pros and cons of resorbable implants, they assess the advantages of allografts and offer key surgical insights.



News and Trends »

February 2013

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Two phase III studies, recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, say a new topical triazole antifungal may be a viable alternative to oral treatments for onychomycosis.



Diabetes Watch »

Can An Emerging Extracellular Matrix Help Treat Acute And Chronic Diabetic Wounds?

Valerie L. Schade, DPM, AACFAS | 6101 reads | 0 comments

A myriad of products exists for the treatment of acute and chronic wounds. The primary goal with any of these products is rapid wound closure. Studies have shown that a lack of reduction in wound size at four weeks of treatment should prompt the provider to engage in advanced wound care modalities to accelerate the wound toward closure.1,2



Orthotics Q&A »

Where Orthotic Solutions Come Into Play For Women’s Shoes

Guest Clinical Editor: Alona Kashanian, DPM | 5915 reads | 0 comments

Our expert panelists discuss the role of orthotics, orthotic modifications and other conservative solutions for pregnant women, female athletes and CEOs in dress shoes.



Practice Builders »

Strategies For Getting Your Practice To Stay On Schedule

Lynn Homisak, PRT | 4262 reads | 0 comments

When I am called into a practice to analyze office flow, one of the areas I investigate is why the schedule gets backed up. I start to pinpoint the suspected bottlenecks by asking the same question to both doctors and staff: “In your opinion, where do you see the problem?”



New Products »

New Products February 2013

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Podiatrists looking for a comfortable, latex-free surgical glove may have a new option.