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By Patrick R. Burns, DPM, FACFAS, Ryan McMillen, DPM, FACFAS and Jacob Jones, DPM


By Emlyn Forsung DPM, John A. Cameron, DPM, Derek Ley, DPM and Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS

Offering a closer look at the properties, benefits, challenges and available harvest sites with autogenous bone grafts, these authors review evidence from the literature and share insights from their surgical experience. 


By Bruce Williams, DPM

Given that limb length differences are a common contributing factor in many conditions, this author offers pertinent insights on proper evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.

Limb length difference or discrepancy (LLD), which is also…

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

Highlighting advances in foot and ankle surgery, wound care and medical technology, the author talks with thought leaders in podiatry about this year’s slate of emerging options to improve outcomes for patients.

By Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM RCPS (Glasg)

Onychomycosis is one of the most frequent pathologies presenting in podiatry practices. However, at times, more subtle differences in the clinical presentation may delay an accurate diagnosis and timely treatment. Accordingly, this author…

By Brian Fullem, DPM, FACFAS

Although plantar fasciitis is an exceedingly common pathology in podiatry offices, there are key findings that may point one toward an alternative diagnosis for heel pain. Accordingly, this author shares his personal treatment algorithm, insights…

By Phillip E. Ward, DPM

A chart compliance program is an essential ethical and legal component of a successful practice. With this in mind, the author outlines the basic principles of such a program and shares essential pearls on documentation, auditing and education…

By Ryan McMillen, DPM, FACFAS and Vincent Vacketta, DPM

Given the complexities of Charcot neuroarthropathy and involvement in the hindfoot and ankle, these authors review appropriate staging, keys to choosing optimal fixation and pertinent pearls in performing tibiotalocalcaneal fusion with…

By Jeffrey E. McAlister, DPM, FACFAS

Bone loss is a challenging aspect of foot and ankle reconstruction, but new developments in grafting technologies are opening doors for improved pathways. Accordingly, the author discusses the promise of emerging options along with indications,…

By Bruce Williams, DPM and Jeff Root

Yes. Dispelling myths about the differences between casting and scanning, this author also notes that scanning is a cost-effective and time-saving alternative that should inspire providers to rethink their old algor

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