Volume 27 - Issue 6 - June 2014

Feature »

Secrets To Marketing Your Practice

Rem Jackson | 2791 reads | 0 comments

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.



News and Trends »

June 2014

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Two recent studies offer bad news and good news about diabetes. One study tracks a continued rise in the incidence of diabetes and stability in the numbers of those with undiagnosed diabetes, and the other study notes a decrease in complications of the disease.



Diabetes Watch »

PAD Testing: Methods, Myths And Medicare Requirements

Lee C. Rogers, DPM | 2070 reads | 0 comments

Podiatrists play a critical role in the identification, treatment and management of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). While an estimated 8 to 12 million Americans have PAD, the disease continues to remain largely underdiagnosed. Symptoms of pain, aching or cramping in the legs with walking (claudication) can occur in the buttock, hip, thigh, or calf.



Dermatology Diagnosis »

Treating A Patient With A Solitary Vascular Soft Tissue Mass On The Hallux

Kristine Hoffman, DPM | 1219 reads | 0 comments

A 62-year-old female presented with a chief complaint of a soft tissue growth on her left big toe. She reported the lesion to be red, raised and bleeding with pressure. There was a small amount of drainage on the bandage she used to protect the foot in shoe gear.



Orthotics Q&A »

Insights On The Evolving Nature Of Orthotic Education And Casting

Guest Clinical Editor: Doug Richie Jr., DPM, FACFAS | 2743 reads | 2 comments

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.



New Products »

New Products June 2014

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Surgeons can find several options for hammertoe fixation in one system.