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  • December 2013 | Volume 26 - Issue 12
    Myron A. Bodman, DPM
    11,792 reads | 1 comments | 12/02/13
    This author details the diagnosis and management of a patient who presented with severe cracks and fissures on both heels. ... continue reading
    Bradly Bussewitz, DPM
    8,826 reads | 0 comments | 11/27/13
    This author presents a revisional surgical approach to a failed ankle fusion in an obese 64-year-old patient. ... continue reading
    Kevin A. Kirby, DPM
    2,323 reads | 0 comments | 11/26/13
    One of my favorite parts of attending podiatry seminars is the interactions I have with podiatry students, podiatry residents and young podiatrists. Since I graduated from podiatry school over three decades ago, being able to have conversations with the younger generation of my podiatric colleagues always makes me feel a little less ancient than I really am. ... continue reading
    Tim Dutra, DPM, MS, MS-HCA
    3,702 reads | 0 comments | 11/26/13
    Many of us who went into the podiatric profession did so because of our passion for sports. I was always interested in a career that combined sports and medicine, and podiatry was the perfect profession in which to do it. ... continue reading
    Stephen L. Barrett, DPM, MBA, FACFAS, FAENS
    34,009 reads | 0 comments | 11/26/13
    Entrapment of the common peroneal (fibular) nerve can cause a myriad of symptoms, ranging from low back pain to drop foot. This author provides a guide to diagnosing the nerve entrapment, offers pearls on performing neurolysis/decompression and discusses the potential impact it can have for patients. ... continue reading
    Thomas Campbell, DPM, Qeena Woodard, DPM, FACFAS, and Stephanie Wu, DPM, MSc, FACFAS
    6,871 reads | 0 comments | 11/25/13
    Recent guidelines are disputing the notion that one should use antimicrobial dressings on wounds even when there is no evidence of infection. Accordingly, these authors take a closer look at this subject with a thorough review of the literature and an intriguing case study. ... continue reading
    William P. Grant, DPM, FACFAS, Bryan Barbato, BS, Lisa Grant, BS
    7,006 reads | 0 comments | 11/25/13
    When a reconstructed Charcot foot becomes unstable, physicians face a dilemma for salvaging the foot, given the complexity of the condition. Accordingly, these authors discuss key considerations and offer pertinent pearls for revisional and failed Charcot repair. ... continue reading
    Dianne I. Mitchell, DPM, and Paul R. Scherer, DPM
    9,123 reads | 0 comments | 11/25/13
    In a review of the literature and their clinical experience, these authors discuss the pathomechanics of tarsal tunnel syndrome, keys to the differential diagnosis and the role of functional foot orthotics in treating the condition. ... continue reading
    Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM, FACFAS, MBA
    10,387 reads | 2 comments | 11/25/13
    As issues with reimbursement and technological changes arise, small podiatry groups may be feeling the pinch, making supergroups the wave of the future. This author explores the business model of supergroup practices, including how physicians can join together to take advantage of economies of scale and enhanced practice marketing. ... continue reading
    Tracey Vlahovic, DPM
    5,322 reads | 0 comments | 11/25/13
    A 6-year-old male who likes to play sports presents with painful great toenails that have been present in the current condition since birth. They are painful in various shoes. His mother has taken him to other physicians who stated that the condition is not caused by nail fungus but they have offered no other solution. The patient has no pertinent past medical or birth history, no medications and no history of this on any other digit. ... continue reading