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By Rachelle Randall, DPM, Lawrence Fallat, DPM, FACFAS, Ashim Wadehra, DPM, AACFAS and Andrew Robitaille, DPM
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Citing preservation of motion and patient satisfaction among other benefits, these authors maintain that arthroplasty is a superior option to arthrodesis for hammertoe correction. 

By Rachelle Randall, DPM and Lawrence Fallat, DPM…

By Anthony Poggio, DPM

Sweeping changes took place this year for office and other outpatient evaluation and management coding. Here the author reviews the changes, pertinent documentation and how they may apply to your practice.

Just when you thought you had…

By Doug Richie, Jr., DPM, FACFAS, FAAPSM

Is bone overload the main culprit with medial tibial stress syndrome? Does foot pronation play a role in the etiology? Are there any treatments that are consistently effective for this condition? Addressing these questions and much more, this…

By Beth Gusenoff, DPM, FACFAS and Jeffrey Gusenoff, MD

Painful plantar fat pad atrophy is a common, yet poorly understood patient concern. Here the authors share their experience, along with evidence from the literature, regarding available treatment options for both the forefoot and heel along…

By Jakob C. Thorud, DPM, MS, FACFAS and Patrick Flanagan, CO, MBA, FAAOP

Given the elevated risks of re-ulceration and re-amputation after partial foot amputations, these authors discuss various levels of amputation and which mechanical interventions might be the most optimal methods of decreasing these risks. …

By Adam L. Isaac, DPM, FACFAS and Brian D. Lepow, DPM
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By Windy Cole, DPM

Technology and its ability to connect health-care providers with their patients have become increasingly important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, this author assesses the potential of remote patient monitoring to prevent lower…

By Matthew G. Garoufalis, DPM, FASPS, FACPM, CWS, FFPM RCPS (Glasg)

Offering insights from the literature on the role of amniotic membrane modalities to facilitate wound healing, this author also notes that forthcoming regulatory changes could affect the use of these products in the near future.

By John D. Miller DPM, Jayson N. Atves DPM, AACFAS and John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS

Offering a closer look at the latest literature on the development of coagulation abnormalities in patients with COVID-19, these authors examine the effect of the disease on microcirculation, review current testing and treatment measures for…

By Richard Blake, DPM

Surgical intervention is not always indicated or possible for patients who have first MPJ pain. Accordingly, this author discusses several non-surgical interventions, ranging from spica taping and toe separators to dancer’s padding and metatarsal…

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