Volume 20 - Issue 5 - May 2007

Feature »

How To Address Subtalar Joint Instability

By Lowell Weil Jr., DPM, MBA | 34123 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.



Feature »

How To Manage Venous Stasis Ulcers

By Tamara D. Fishman, DPM | 29649 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 | 34250 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 | 31422 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

3096 reads | 0 comments

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



Technology In Practice »

Is A Unique Topical Ideal For Diabetic Skin Care?

By Aaron Becker, Special Projects Editor | 4567 reads | 1 comments

For many patients with diabetes, skin care of the foot can be a primary concern. Neglecting skin conditions as simple as dry or cracked skin can lead to minor wounds or even ulceration.

   For practitioners, the simplest of preventative measures may be the key to combating diabetic skin conditions.