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  • April 2007 | Volume 20 - Issue 4
    By Gary “Dock” Dockery, DPM, FACFAS
    16,126 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    An 11-year-old boy presents to the clinic with a chief complaint of multiple bumps on his right leg and foot. He reports the lesions have been present for almost two months and appear to be increasing in number and size. The boy did not see his pediatrician or family physician for this condition. ... continue reading
    By Aaron Becker, Special Projects Editor
    3,907 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    By Thomas J. Chang, DPM
    28,324 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    The lateral column of the foot includes the calcaneus, the cuboid, the fourth and fifth metatarsals as well as the calcaneocuboid (CC), cuboido-metatarsal and intermetatarsal joints. Injuries to the midtarsal joints are relatively uncommon. However, when these injuries do occur, there is a debate on the best way to approach the treatment.1 ... continue reading
    By John H. McCord, DPM
    2,047 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    I avoided the politics of podiatry for most of the first 20 years of practice. I considered all the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) stuff that went on in Washington, D.C. a waste of time and money although I have been a card-carrying member since 1975.    I got my first taste of leadership in our profession in 1993 when I became a member of the Washington Podiatric Medical Licensing Board. The work was challenging and fulfilling. ... continue reading
    As one can see, the Kirby skive is a “flattening” of the medial heel cup to allow more efficient control of pronation.
    By Cherri S. Choate, DPM
    15,177 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    As the population ages, the impact of chronic disease is challenging the world of medicine. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease that affects more than 2.1 million Americans and, unlike osteoarthritis, the impact of RA typically starts much earlier in life.1 There is a wide range of pathology in the musculoskeletal system that may occur as RA progresses and in more advanced disease, more than 85 percent of patients have foot involvement.2 As RA progresses or in severe cases, deformity occurs earlier and patients struggle with disabling pain and functional limita... continue reading