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The Growing Niche Of Aesthetic Foot Care

Jodi Schoenhaus Gold DPM | 1,657 reads | 0 comments | 03/08/2017

Welcome to the launch of my aesthetic foot DPM Blog. After all, it's 2017, and it’s about time to give aesthetic podiatry a good look.

Over the past 15 years, the aesthetic foot industry has been forming its branch off the foundation of the podiatric profession. Aesthetics is controversial. It is pushing plastic and dermatology boundaries. It is unique and exciting. After gaining knowledge in all aspects of foot care, acquiring solid surgical training in residency and molding a practice to one’s interests and talents, there is nothing wrong with adding beauty to function. 

Key Pearls On Diagnosing And Addressing Leiomyoma Of The Foot

Rhonda Cornell, DPM | 1,825 reads | 0 comments | 03/31/2017

Emphasizing the importance of early diagnosis, this author presents a guide to the treatment of the rare leiomyoma tumor in two patients.

Addressing Hallux Valgus In The Metatarsus Adductus Foot Type

William Fishco, DPM, FACFAS | 5,580 reads | 0 comments | 12/20/2016

When patients with metatarsus adductus develop bunions, surgery can be particularly challenging. This author explores keys to bunionectomy procedure selection and offers several pertinent case studies.

Evaluation And Management Of Crush Injuries Of The Foot

Saleena Niehaus DPM | 4,595 reads | 0 comments | 02/10/2017

Co-authored by Sheena Niese, DPM

Are Patients With Foot Pain At A Higher Risk Of Recurrent Falls?

Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor | 1,587 reads | 0 comments | 06/19/2017

Keys To Correcting Cavus Foot Deformities

Bradley M. Lamm, DPM, FACFAS, Jessica Knight, DPM, and Emily Pugh, DPM | 7,100 reads | 0 comments | 04/22/2016

When Patients Present With Hair Slivers In The Foot

John Mozena, DPM, and Clint Paul Jones, DPM | 20,362 reads | 0 comments | 06/29/2016

Given that hair slivers can lead to infected wounds, pain and chronic drainage, these authors present case studies of several patients who presented with hair slivers in the foot.

Keys To Diagnosing And Treating Glomus Tumors Of The Foot

Saleena Niehaus DPM | 3,688 reads | 0 comments | 07/06/2016

Glomus tumors are painful, benign neoplasms arising from hyperplasia of one or more constituents of the glomus body.1 The glomus body is a contractile neuromyoarterial receptor located on the dermis layer of the skin.

How To Volunteer With Foot Aid And Why Volunteering Will Change You

Patrick DeHeer DPM FACFAS | 1,616 reads | 0 comments | 01/27/2017

Much of my career has been devoted to international podiatric medicine and surgery with a focus on developing countries. I have traveled worldwide and worked alongside fantastic healthcare providers dedicated to caring for patients in resource challenging environments. Colleagues contact me frequently regarding volunteer opportunities. A fundamental internal change occurs in most people when they volunteer for an international medical service mission.

Vitamin D Insufficiency And Deficiency: Is There A Role For Routine Screening In Foot And Ankle Surgery?

Kristine Hoffman DPM | 640 reads | 0 comments | 07/13/2017

Vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency is an increasingly prevalent disorder. Numerous factors result in vitamin D deficiency, These factors include inadequate sunlight exposure, malabsorption syndromes and medications that alter vitamin D metabolism.