Volume 19 - Issue 2 - February 2006

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Revisiting My Stance On Ultrasound Machines

By John H. McCord, DPM | 4794 reads | 0 comments

   I keep a one-eyed monster locked in the staff bathroom of my clinic. I am not afraid of the thing. There just is not another practical space to store it and I am kind of embarrassed about having it. It is a diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound machine.

   Most DPMs would be proud to have this stylish symbol of high-tech medicine displayed where all could see it. I keep mine hidden because I am the guy who authored a very negative editorial about diagnostic ultrasound units in podiatry offices.

   I encountered a bunch of salespeople at the



Editor's Perspective »

Embracing Change: A New Look For Podiatry Today

By Jeff Hall, Executive Editor | 2555 reads | 0 comments

   Over the years, I have been accused of being resistant to change. I am not exactly sure why I have been branded with this label. Granted, the folks at the local Subway start making my sandwich when I walk in the door to grab lunch. Yes, I have gotten the same haircut since college and yes, I have only owned a cell phone for the past year.

   Somewhat sensitive to these issues, our Art department started working on column redesigns in the magazine without telling me at first. Knowing how anal-retentive I am about word counts, Vic Geanopulos, our Creative Dire