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  • May 2014 | Volume 27 - Issue 5
    Morteza Khaladj, DPM, Rose Mary Mbibong, DPM, Nisha Shah, DPM, Ayesha Mohiuddin, DPM, and Aqsa Siddiqui, DPM
    2,762 reads | 0 comments | 04/30/14
    Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. Accordingly, these authors discuss the diagnosis of a basal cell carcinoma in a patient who initially presented with bilateral venous stasis wounds that were increasing in size. ... continue reading
    Nicholas Campitelli, DPM, FACFAS
    4,001 reads | 0 comments | 04/29/14
    This author offers insights on the surgical treatment of a 43-year-old runner with pain in her posterior Achilles tendon that had not responded to conservative treatment. ... continue reading
    John H. McCord, DPM
    851 reads | 0 comments | 04/22/14
    I used to skip school to watch the noon train pass through town. It was the Great Northern Empire Builder, state of the art for the mid-1950s. I envied the people who could afford to ride in the scenic dome cars and eat in the dining cars. They had done something right in their lives to gain these privileges. My goal was to do something right so one day I could buy a train ticket to anywhere at anytime. ... continue reading
    Danielle Chicano, Contributing Editor
    642 reads | 0 comments | 04/22/14
    Physicians looking for an ankle foot orthotic (AFO) that may help reduce the risk of falls and improve balance for the older population may want to consider using a new kind of brace. ... continue reading
    Bob Baravarian, DPM, and Rotem Ben-Ad, DPM
    1,646 reads | 0 comments | 04/22/14
    Lateral ankle sprains are some of the most common injuries presenting to the podiatric office, especially to the sports medicine focused practice. Although most heal uneventfully with conservative care and physical therapy, chronic ankle instability is not an unusual sequela. This can be frustrating to the patient who is eager to return to his or her physical activity. Recurrent ankle sprains and lingering instability are common reasons for delay in return to activities and may ultimately necessitate surgical intervention. ... continue reading
    Joseph C. D’Amico, DPM, DABPO
    7,648 reads | 1 comments | 04/22/14
    Given the common presentation of limb length discrepancy, this author reviews the historical methods for diagnosis as well as an objective method for dynamic assessment. He also addresses the clinical significance of limb asymmetry and how computer-assisted gait analysis plays a key role in assessing treatment. ... continue reading
    Mark Hofbauer, DPM, FACFAS, and Alexander J. Pappas, DPM, AACFAS
    3,636 reads | 0 comments | 04/22/14
    Although complications sometimes arise following bunionectomies, one can take steps to reduce potential risk and attain a satisfactory outcome for the patient. These authors address patient-dependent risk factors, ranging from obesity to deformity severity, as well as surgeon-dependent risk factors including procedure selection and soft tissue handling. ... continue reading
    Irina Bazarov, DPM, MS, Mher Vartivarian, DPM, and Alexander Reyzelman, DPM, FACFAS
    2,731 reads | 0 comments | 04/22/14
    Offering pertinent insights on key principles and the biological effects of laser technology, these authors examine the possibilities of this modality for the debridement of lower extremity ulcerations. ... continue reading
    Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, FACFAS, and Alan R. Catanzariti, DPM, FACFAS
    2,176 reads | 0 comments | 04/22/14
    Although percutaneous surgeries were once fraught with complications, advances in techniques and hardware are leading to better outcomes. These authors offer pearls on performing percutaneous osteotomies and review step-by-step techniques for the forefoot, midfoot, hindfoot and ankle. ... continue reading
    Matthew B. Werd, DPM, FACFAS
    3,561 reads | 1 comments | 04/22/14
    As spring yields to summer, more baseball players may present to your office with injuries sustained while batting, sprinting around the bases or sliding into home. Accordingly, this author presents a guide to treating common forefoot, midfoot and rearfoot injuries as well as contusions and dermatological conditions. ... continue reading