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  • March 2014 | Volume 27 - Issue 3
    John F. Grady, DPM, FASPS, FACFAOM, and Katy Trotter, DPM
    3,562 reads | 0 comments | 02/24/14
    Although hallux valgus and hallux limitus comprise the majority of first ray pathology, sesamoid disorders are not uncommon and may even carry greater morbidity that demands attention. A generic diagnosis of sesamoiditis may encompass several etiologies including fracture, symptomatic nonunion, avascular necrosis, osteoarthritis, dislocation, infection and symptomatic bipartite sesamoids.1 ... continue reading
    Keith D. Cook, DPM, FACFAS, Carl Brandon Lindberg, DPM, and Joseph Genualdi, DPM
    2,977 reads | 0 comments | 02/24/14
    Ankle fractures are very common injuries that foot and ankle surgeons see. An estimated 585,000 ankle fractures occur in the United States each year and 25 percent receive surgical intervention.1 Ankle fractures are the most common intraarticular fracture of a weightbearing surface and account for 9 percent of all fractures.1 ... continue reading

    2,128 reads | 0 comments | 02/24/14
    A new study in Foot and Ankle International finds that platelet rich plasma (PRP) is more effective over a longer time period for patients with plantar fasciitis in comparison with cortisone injections. ... continue reading
    Michael DeBrule, DPM
    7,366 reads | 0 comments | 02/21/14
    Observing the gait of patients with diabetes can reveal valuable information that can help avert complications. This author discusses gait abnormalities in patients with diabetes, reviews the influence of ground reactive forces and provides a practical guide to analyzing gait in this patient population. ... continue reading
    Jennifer Swan, DPM, and Christopher Hyer, DPM, FACFAS
    7,761 reads | 2 comments | 02/21/14
    Does amniotic membrane represent a promising technology that can speed the healing of complicated wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers? These authors take a closer look at how amniotic membranes work and offer several case study examples. ... continue reading