Volume 20 - Issue 5 - May 2007

Feature »

Can Foot Orthoses Help Improve Postural Control?

By Douglas H. Richie Jr., DPM | 11322 reads | 0 comments

Emphasizing an increased awareness of those who may be at risk for fall injuries, this author discusses key elements in facilitating one's balance and reviews key studies to assess the potential impact of foot orthoses in improving balance.



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How To Address Subtalar Joint Instability

By Lowell Weil Jr., DPM, MBA | 35130 reads | 0 comments

Emphasizing careful assessment of the etiology and underlying contributing factor to subtalar joint instability, this author reviews pertinent conservative and surgical options for treating this conditin in children and adults.



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How To Manage Venous Stasis Ulcers

By Tamara D. Fishman, DPM | 30147 reads | 1 comments

Given the poor healing rates, high recurrence and castly nature of venous stasis ulcerations, this author offers a primer on key clinical signs, helpful insights on compression and wound care modalities, and underscores the importance of appropriate referrals.



Continuing Education »

How To Perform A Thorough Vascular Exam

By Daniel T. Halloran, DPM, Peter A. Blume, DPM, Michael G. Palladino, DPM, and Bauer E. Sumpio, MD, PhD | 34756 reads | 2 comments

Given the relatively common prevalence of peripheral vascualr disease and its potential complications in the lower extremity, these authors offer key diagnostic insights with a particular emphasis on non-invasive screening tools.



Treatment Dilemmas »

Key Insights On The Role Of Equinus In Foot Pain

By Babak Baravarian, DPM | 32465 reads | 0 comments

There has been a great deal of debate over the years about the potential cause of foot pain being associated with tightness and decreased dorsiflexion motion at the ankle due to an equinus deformity.



New Products »

Turbocharge PAD Treatment

3165 reads | 0 comments

Clinicians have a new tool to treat the potentially serious peripheral arterial disease (PAD).