Orthotics Q&A

Panelists: Jane Andersen, DPM, Gene Mirkin, DPM, and Bruce Williams, DPM
11,449 reads | 0 comments | 07/22/2015
Panelists: Joseph D'Amico, DPM, Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, Russell Volpe, DPM
7,701 reads | 0 comments | 05/20/2015
Guest Clinical Editor: Dianne Mitchell, DPM
5,879 reads | 0 comments | 03/20/2015
Panelists: Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, Doug Richie Jr., DPM, FACFAS, Russell Volpe, DPM
5,767 reads | 0 comments | 11/21/2014
Panelists: Richard Blake, DPM, Larry Huppin, DPM, Kevin Kirby, DPM, Karen Langone, DPM
8,010 reads | 1 comments | 09/25/2014
Guest Clinical Editor: Steven King, DPM, CPed
5,497 reads | 0 comments | 07/24/2014

 These expert panelists expound on maximalist footwear and orthoses for combat boots for soldiers. They also discuss whether orthotics can reduce negative work and under what circumstances runners should be allowed to wear orthoses in competition.

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Guest Clinical Editor: Doug Richie Jr., DPM, FACFAS
8,917 reads | 2 comments | 05/26/2014
Acknowledging changes in the way podiatry students learn orthotic therapy, these experts discuss how such changes affect the quality of casting, and how young practitioners can gain casting experience. They also discuss common questions from prescribing podiatrists and debate the value of over-ground weightbearing scanners. | Continue reading
Guest Clinical Editor: David Levine, DPM, CPed
6,027 reads | 0 comments | 03/20/2014
These expert panelists expound on replacing orthoses, determining which type of orthoses to fabricate and what types of shoes patients should wear with orthoses. | Continue reading
Guest Clinical Editor: Bijan Najafi, PhD
17,137 reads | 0 comments | 01/27/2014
These expert panelists discuss the pros and cons of custom foot orthoses and their biomechanical benefits, whether ankle foot orthoses (AFOs) can prevent falls in older patients, and how to prescribe orthotics for older patients. | Continue reading
Guest Clinical Editor: Joseph C. D’Amico, DPM, DABPO
23,047 reads | 0 comments | 09/17/2013
These expert panelists share their approach to limb length discrepancies and the roles that orthotics and orthotic modifications can play in addressing these discrepancies. They also offer pearls on conservative care for Morton’s syndrome. | Continue reading