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  • January 2006 | Volume 19 - Issue 1
    By Babak Baravarian, DPM
    44,750 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
       Tendinosis is one of those diagnostic terms that took me a while to truly understand. People most often use this term in relation to the Achilles complex but tendinosis can be related to any tendon of the foot or ankle. In most cases, tendinosis is associated with the tendons about the ankle and the most commonly affected tendons are the Achilles, posterior tibial and peroneals.    While tendinosis is a very simple concept to explain, it is a far more difficult concept to truly understand and treat. Essentially, tendinosis involves the fraying or scarring of ... continue reading
    By John H. McCord, DPM
    3,899 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
       Most aspects of being a small town podiatrist are easy and pleasant. My patients almost always leave feeling better than when they arrived. Most are grateful and express it with their thanks or occasionally by leaving a batch of freshly baked cookies. I arrive home most evenings with my emotional cup full to the brim. Tonight, I came home on empty.    Earlier this week, a vivacious woman in her mid-30s came to the clinic for help with a mole on the sole of her foot. Her doctor had been concerned when she found it during a routine yearly physical. The lesion... continue reading