For my 92-year-old patient with a partial Achilles rupture, a non-operative treatment program, which combined protected weightbearing in a custom solid AFO brace along with supervised physical therapy, was the best option.
By Bradley M. Lamm, DPM, FACFAS, Jessica Knight, DPM, and Emily Pugh, DPM
Emphasizing thorough preoperative diagnosis and planning, these authors review principles to classifying cavus foot deformities and offer step-by-step surgical pearls for achieving acute and gradual correction.
Apple’s Health Kit has seen the spawning of several apps that can benefit patients with diabetes. What future technological developments can help patients with diabetes dose their own activity and maintain their health?