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  • June 2014 | Volume 27 - Issue 6
    Allison Rottman, DPM, Steven Geary, DPM, and Raymond Yong, DPM
    4,999 reads | 1 comments | 05/28/14
    These authors discuss the diagnosis and treatment of a 57-year-old male who had rhabdomyolysis, an acute kidney injury and alcoholic neuropathy that masked compartment syndrome. ... continue reading
    Bruce Williams, DPM
    2,805 reads | 0 comments | 05/28/14
    Offering insights on the impact of in-shoe pressure analysis for runners, this author details the treatment of a 21-year-old runner who had been diagnosed with flexor hallucis inflammation or tendinitis, and possible plantar fasciitis on her left heel. ... continue reading
    Danielle Chicano, Contributing Editor
    1,477 reads | 0 comments | 05/26/14
    When choosing a metatarsal implant device, stability and simplicity are essential. One emerging product may provide the precise fit and streamlined technique that practitioners are looking for. ... continue reading
    Valerie L. Schade, DPM, AACFAS, and Suhad Hadi, DPM, FACFAS
    4,470 reads | 0 comments | 05/26/14
    Yes. Surveying the research and drawing on her own experience, Valerie L. Schade, DPM, AACFAS, says partial ray amputations in this population can lead to complications and further amputation whereas initial TMA procedures can facilitate a durable and functional residual limb. No. Suhad Hadi, DPM, FACFAS, says with the proper protocol in place, first ray amputations can provide good long-term healing and functional outcomes. ... continue reading
    Russell G. Volpe, DPM
    12,814 reads | 0 comments | 05/26/14
    The treatment of foot fractures presents specific challenges in pediatric patients. Accordingly, this author presents a comprehensive guide to diagnosing and treating calcaneal fractures, stress fractures, metatarsal fractures and other common injuries in this patient population. ... continue reading
    Guest Clinical Editor: Doug Richie Jr., DPM, FACFAS
    6,434 reads | 2 comments | 05/26/14
    Acknowledging changes in the way podiatry students learn orthotic therapy, these experts discuss how such changes affect the quality of casting, and how young practitioners can gain casting experience. They also discuss common questions from prescribing podiatrists and debate the value of over-ground weightbearing scanners. ... continue reading

    2,187 reads | 0 comments | 05/26/14
    Surgeons can find several options for hammertoe fixation in one system. ... continue reading
    Rem Jackson
    4,499 reads | 0 comments | 05/26/14
    The secrets to marketing your practice are hiding in plain sight but are you really using them effectively? This author emphasizes the importance of consistent online content updates, marketing in a comprehensive manner and building referrals from your current patients. ... continue reading
    John H. McCord, DPM
    1,520 reads | 0 comments | 05/26/14
    I have recently heard rumors that podiatry schools may be revisiting the idea of three-year programs. The logic is that the expense of four years of podiatry school does not fit the anticipated reduction in physician reimbursement due to the Affordable Care Act. ... continue reading
    Kevin A. Kirby, DPM
    15,212 reads | 11 comments | 05/26/14
    Given the popularity and perceptions associated with barefoot running and minimalist shoes, this author takes a closer look at the research on foot striking patterns in runners and finds that rearfoot striking is not only far more prevalent but may be more efficient as well. ... continue reading