An athlete emailed me complaining of severe heel pain. I had him email me his magnetic resonance image (MRI), which clearly showed a plantar fascia tear.
The FDA recently announced the approval of the Omnigraft Dermal Regeneration Matrix (Integra LifeSciences) for its new indication in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers in the outpatient clinical setting.
Recently, I have seen a number of functional AFO casts with excessive plantarflexion. These casts are unusable and have to be redone.
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