Surgical Pearls

John F. Grady, DPM, FASPS, and Katy Trotter, DPM
4,992 reads | 0 comments | 12/15/2015
Michael Theodoulou, DPM, FACFAS
4,901 reads | 0 comments | 10/23/2015
Vivek Patel, DPM, and Lawrence Fallat, DPM, FACFAS
6,662 reads | 0 comments | 08/18/2015
Keith D. Cook, DPM, FACFAS, and Alan C. Stuto, DPM
5,822 reads | 0 comments | 06/22/2015
Neal Mozen, DPM, FACFAS, and Thomas Belken, DPM, AACFAS
36,148 reads | 1 comments | 04/20/2015
Raymond DuRussel, DPM, ABLES
7,626 reads | 0 comments | 02/20/2015
John Mozena, DPM, FACFAS, and Paul Clint Jones, DPM
10,270 reads | 0 comments | 12/30/2014
Jennifer L. Mulhern, DPM, AACFAS, Nicole M. Protzman, MS, and Stephen A. Brigido, DPM, FACFAS
10,337 reads | 0 comments | 10/22/2014
Noman A. Siddiqui, DPM, AACFAS, and Guido LaPorta, DPM, FACFAS
29,919 reads | 0 comments | 08/20/2014

Hallux valgus is a common first ray deformity that can affect the stability of the forefoot. Those with the deformity have complaints of pain, difficulty with ambulation and cosmetic concerns. When conservative measures fail to provide relief, surgical intervention is necessary to realign the osseous and soft tissue structures that contribute to this deformity.

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Stephen M. Schroeder, DPM, FACFAS
16,468 reads | 0 comments | 06/19/2014

The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the human body. Increased interest in physical fitness and athletic activity by young, middle-aged, and older patients has led to a higher incidence of rupture.1 Surgical correction is often the treatment of choice because it offers less immobilization time, early weightbearing, better rehab potential, lower risk for re-rupture and faster recovery with return to activity.2

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