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  • February 2014 | Volume 27 - Issue 2
    Jay Bornstein, DPM, FACFAS, and Larissa McDonough, DPM
    7,344 reads | 0 comments | 01/31/14
    These authors detail the treatment of a 56-year-old male with unusual non-healing ulcerations at previous amputation sites. ... continue reading
    Christopher Witt, DPM, and Steven Geary, DPM
    8,322 reads | 0 comments | 01/29/14
    Given that melanoma in the foot is commonly misdiagnosed, these authors present the case of a 45-year-old with a history of multiple melanotic lesions and emphasize the importance of early diagnosis. ... continue reading
    John H. McCord, DPM
    1,863 reads | 0 comments | 01/28/14
    A mystery novel, The Burglar Who Studied Spinoza by Lawrence Block, first circulated in the early 1980s. The novel horrified podiatrists worldwide. The problem was that the villain in the mystery was a podiatrist. ... continue reading
    Danielle Chicano, Contributing Editor
    3,548 reads | 0 comments | 01/28/14
    For patients suffering from hammertoe deformity, an emerging modality with an optimized design for superior bone purchase might offer relief and repair. ... continue reading
    Lynn Homisak, PRT, CHC
    4,701 reads | 0 comments | 01/28/14
    There are so many good business improvement books out there to read and when you find one that really has an impact on you, you want to share it. One such book is The Power of Nice: How to Conquer the Business World with Kindness by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval. The premise was nothing new and yet I wondered: if so many people know this, why don’t we practice it more? ... continue reading
    Larry Huppin, DPM
    10,743 reads | 0 comments | 01/27/14
    Troubleshooting orthoses is a vital skill when a patient returns with a complaint about the prescribed device. This author presents a guide to remediating common problems, including addressing arch irritation, how to add valgus extensions and keys to adjusting orthoses for shoe fit. ... continue reading
    Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS, and Mark A. Prissel, DPM
    14,646 reads | 0 comments | 01/27/14
    Given the challenges of total ankle replacement, these authors provide a historical overview of one of the early implants, review common complications and offer salient insights on revisional treatment. ... continue reading
    Kristine Hoffman, DPM
    23,701 reads | 0 comments | 01/27/14
    Patients on chemotherapy can often experience changes in the toenails and although some of these changes may be tolerable, others are more serious and require treatment. Accordingly, this author reveals how one can recognize common nail changes such as Beau’s lines and subungual abscesses, and provides a pertinent guide to prevention and treatment. ... continue reading
    Neal Blitz, DPM, FACFAS
    15,176 reads | 0 comments | 01/27/14
    Following hallux valgus surgery, patients may end up with complications or undesirable results, including bunion recurrence, nonunion or hallux varus. This author focuses on revision bunion surgery techniques that keep the big toe joint functional and provides several case example strategies for revision surgery. ... continue reading
    Guest Clinical Editor: Bijan Najafi, PhD
    7,432 reads | 0 comments | 01/27/14
    These expert panelists discuss the pros and cons of custom foot orthoses and their biomechanical benefits, whether ankle foot orthoses (AFOs) can prevent falls in older patients, and how to prescribe orthotics for older patients. ... continue reading