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  • June 2013 | Volume 26 - Issue 6
    Babak Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS, and Lindsay Mae Chandler, DPM; Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS
    7,517 reads | 0 comments | 05/23/13
    Yes. Noting the literature and their own success with platelet rich plasma (PRP), Babak Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS, and Lindsay Mae Chandler, DPM, say PRP is an effective non-invasive treatment that can obviate further surgery for plantar fasciosis. No. Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, says PRP is not the “magic bullet” it might appear to be for plantar fasciitis, emphasizing that physicians must have a strong grasp of biomechanics and equinus to treat the condition. ... continue reading
    Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM
    8,283 reads | 0 comments | 05/23/13
    When facing a skin condition or wound that can be challenging to identify, a biopsy can be an invaluable tool in illuminating a path for diagnosis and treatment. This author details the protocol for when to perform a biopsy and which technique to choose for which clinical presentation. ... continue reading
    Guest Clinical Editor: James Clough, DPM
    6,532 reads | 0 comments | 05/23/13
    Can orthoses have a positive impact for conditions such as Achilles tendinosis, posterior insertional spurs on the calcaneus and plantar fasciitis? Our esteemed panel weighs in with their perspectives. ... continue reading
    Karen Shum, DPM, and Lee C. Rogers, DPM
    8,128 reads | 0 comments | 05/23/13
    The prevalence of diabetes, estimated at 14 percent in 2010, is projected to increase to 21 percent of adults in the United States by 2050.1 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has projected that as many as one out of three U.S. adults could have diabetes by 2050 if current trends continue.1 ... continue reading
    Danielle Chicano, Editorial Associate
    3,350 reads | 0 comments | 04/23/13
    “Just as we were peaking, when the bulk of the runners were coming in (the medical tent), that’s when all hell broke loose,” explains Howard Palamarchuk, DPM, as he recalls the moments surrounding the first blast at this year’s Boston Marathon. ... continue reading