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  • September 2004 | Volume 17 - Issue 9
    When it comes to the neurosensory examination, the PSSD device offers a sensitive test that can identify early changes in sensation and document the extent of sensory loss.
    By David Soomekh, DPM and Babak Baravarian, DPM
    12,406 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    While there are many different causes of primary heel pain, it is often misdiagnosed as simple plantar fasciitis without the proper diagnostic tools. This is especially true for patients who have recurring symptoms and/or have failed multiple conservative and or surgical treatments. It takes a conscientious clinician to know when to begin thinking of a different diagnosis and a new course of treatment. This is especially true when it comes to heel pain. Many of the patients who walk into our offices complaining of heel pain have either been told by another doctor they have plantar fasciitis o... continue reading
    Here one can see an external lateral counter. This shoe modification is helpful when patients supinate too much or roll laterally off the base of the foot.
    By David J. Levine, DPM, CPed
    10,251 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    Slipping on the heel and feeling that shoes are too tight or too big are sensations that we have all experienced with shoes that do not fit properly. We know not to wear shoes when they do not fit or feel right on our feet. Factor in those who are dealing with the effects of neuropathy, poor circulation, edema and obesity, and it is clear that shoes are not just a fashionable accessory, but essential medical devices that help protect and manage certain conditions we treat. Shoes are the foundation for podiatric treatment. Even more importantly, in the realm of wound healing, surgical inter... continue reading