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4,808 reads | 0 comments | 07/25/2012
New Solution For Fusion Fixation A new fusion device may enhance arthrodesis fixation in lower extremity surgery. | Continue reading

3,435 reads | 0 comments | 06/27/2012
A Podiatric Use For Amniotic Membranes Amniotic membranes, which have had longtime success in ocular surgery, may now have possible use in the lower extremity. | Continue reading

3,907 reads | 0 comments | 02/22/2012
A New Option For Treating Onychomycosis Patients with onychomycosis may find an easy to use treatment kit beneficial for their condition.    PediPirox-4 Nail Kit contains treatments for the comprehensive management of mild to moderate onychomycosis in immunocompetent patients without lunula involvement, according to the manufacturer Pedinol Pharmacal. | Continue reading

16,488 reads | 0 comments | 08/24/2011
Podiatric patients can treat dry, cracked heels in three steps with the new Sleep-N-Heel Heel Rejuvenating Kit. | Continue reading

4,619 reads | 0 comments | 06/21/2011
Healing Heels While Patients Sleep With a new heel sleeve, patients can get relief for their cracked heels while they sleep.    Sleep-N-Heel Night Conditioning Heel Sleeves can moisturize skin, smoothing rough, dry heels, according to the manufacturer Pedinol Pharmacal. The heel sleeves have soft, fragrance free lining that conforms to the heel, according to the company. | Continue reading

4,556 reads | 0 comments | 12/21/2010
New Graft For Diabetic Foot Ulcers A new acellular graft may help facilitate healing in patients with diabetic foot ulcers and soft tissue repairs. | Continue reading

5,649 reads | 0 comments | 10/21/2010
A New Tool For Gastroc Recession A new surgical system may make it easier for podiatrists to perform gastrocnemius recession.    Surgeons can use the Integra™ Endoscopic Gastroc Release (EGR) System for the treatment of equinus contracture, according to the manufacturer Integra LifeSciences. | Continue reading

5,585 reads | 0 comments | 08/19/2010
Rebound From Injury A new short leg walker can accomodate differences in lower extremity anatomy and help patients avoid re-injury.    The Rebound™ Air Walker is a short leg walker with a full circumferential shell and toe bumper, which can protect patients from re-injury, according to the manufacturer Ossur. It adds that the walker features an integrated air pump that provides easy inflation/deflation and consistent compression. The device also has front placement straps that permit easy application, according to the company. | Continue reading

3,567 reads | 0 comments | 07/23/2010
Optimizing The Power Of Silver A tried-and-true line of silver dressings is getting an expansion.    The Acticoat™ brand of dressings is branching out with the launch of the Acticoat™ Flex 7 Ribbon and Acticoat™ Post-Op antimicrobial dressings. Both use nanocrystalline silver as a barrier to more than 150 pathogens, including 188 strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), according to the manufacturer Smith and Nephew. | Continue reading

6,897 reads | 0 comments | 04/21/2010
Online Answers For Reimbursement Do have questions about reimbursement for wound care products?    A new online guide may have the answers. Smith & Nephew recently introduced the Smith & Nephew Wound Management Reimbursement Resource Center, which includes the company’s complete line of wound care products. The guide is available at http://global.smith-nephew.com/ us/10209.htm. | Continue reading