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  • April 2013 | Volume 26 - Issue 4
    Guest Clinical Editor: James Clough, DPM, FACFAS
    11,743 reads | 0 comments | 03/25/13
    These expert panelists examine the role of orthoses in the management of common clinical presentations such as bunions, hammertoes and Morton’s neuromas. ... continue reading
    William Fishco, DPM, FACFAS
    9,628 reads | 5 comments | 03/25/13
    A 39-year-old female presented to my office with a chief complaint of pain surrounding both great toe joints. She had symptoms for five to six years. Prior treatment measures included wearing wider shoes and bunion pads. Her main area of pain was on the medial bony prominence at the great toe joint. ... continue reading
    William P. Grant, DPM, FACFAS, Lisa M. Grant, and Bryan R. Barbato, BS
    6,817 reads | 0 comments | 03/25/13
    It is well understood that unremitting pressure is a major etiologic factor in both the creation and persistence of diabetic foot ulcers. Sensory neuropathy in combination with autonomic and motor neuropathy readily produces foot deformities with bony prominences and skin lacking normal protective sensibility. Further complicating the problem, alteration in tendon morphology and its function produces increased plantar pressures as well as temporal alteration in the phasic gait cycle that can destroy the protective barrier of the skin beneath the foot. ... continue reading

    2,725 reads | 0 comments | 03/25/13
    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) has been a time-tested and effective treatment for Achilles tendinopathy. However, combining ESWT with platelet rich plasma (PRP) may be a particularly effective treatment, according to a new poster abstract that was recently presented at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) Annual Scientific Conference. ... continue reading