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  • April 2007 | Volume 20 - Issue 4
    With deep vein thrombosis, there is a triad of hypercoagulability, venous stasis and endothelial damage.  (Photo courtesy of Allen B. Grossman, DPM, and Matt Sowa, DPM)
    By Mario Ponticello, DPM, and John Steinberg, DPM
    16,576 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    The incorporation of an evidence-based approach in modern medicine is in line with Einstein’s comment that “The important thing is not to stop questioning.” The evolution of evidence-based medicine requires curiosity and a hunger for knowledge. Often, searching for answers only raises more questions and this is certainly the case with deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Research in the area of DVT has resulted in a wealth of knowledge in the medical and general surgical arenas. Unfortunately, little has been written about DVT within the podiatric literature. Orthopedic writings on DVT prop... continue reading
    By Kevin McDonald, DPM
    8,559 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    Podiatrists in private practice really have two jobs: taking care of foot and ankle problems, and running a business that makes a profit. While the science and art of solving various pedal problems are described elsewhere in this publication, we will offer a closer look at the second component of being a podiatrist, namely running the business. ... continue reading
    This F-Scan pressure assessment maps the right and left feet, augmenting the clinician’s ability to detect abnormalities in the gait cycle. The decreased pressure inferior to the left heel suggests the presence of a functional limb length discrepancy whil
    By Kirk M. Herring, DPM, MS
    9,106 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    Overuse injuries represent the single largest classification of sports-related injuries that require medical attention. All too often, athletes report these injuries to the sports medicine specialist after weeks, if not months, of denial and failed self-treatment. However, with the recent advances in medicine today, injured athletes can recover from injuries that otherwise could end their athletic pursuits. Endurance athletes, especially runners and cyclists, traditionally have a high risk of lower back, hip and lower extremity overuse injury.1-5 During the running boom of the ‘... continue reading
    By Gary “Dock” Dockery, DPM, FACFAS
    15,891 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

    4,232 reads | 0 comments | 09/03/08
    When faced with wounds, one might want to utilize the healing power of silver.    The Silver Shield™ Silver Antimicrobial Skin Wound Gel offers a clear and amorphous hydrogel that does not irritate, stain or discolor tissue, according to the product’s manufacturer Anacapa Technologies, Inc. ... continue reading