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Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects:
Jeff Hall
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Jennifer Spector, DPM
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Bonnie Shannon

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Jeff Hall, Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects, Podiatry Today
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May 2020

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Volume 33 Issue 5
By Aron Block, DPM, Lillian Youkhana, DPM, Tomasz Budz, DPM and Stephanie Wu, DPM, MSc, FACFAS
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is one type of mass that poses a challenge to podiatric surgeons due to its unique nature and high rates of recurrence. Accordingly, these authors discuss surgical excision and adjunct radiation therapy to…
By Rona W. Law, DPM, Dominick Casciato, DPM and Christopher F. Hyer, DPM, MS, FACFAS
The coronavirus outbreak has forced podiatric residency programs to examine their curricula and determine how best to adapt under these unprecedented circumstances. With this in mind, authors from one residency program share their institution’s…
By Bruce Williams, DPM and Jeff Root
Point 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
By Anson K. Chu, DPM, AACFAS and Stephen A. Brigido, DPM, FACFAS
As total ankle replacements (TARs) become more prevalent, it is essential for surgeons to be able to properly assess and address complications. Impingement of the bone or soft tissues can be a significant cause of pain after TAR. With this in mind,…
By Jason Lucas, DPM and Laura Shin, DPM, PhD
Complex diabetic foot ulcers often require multiple treatment interventions to achieve healing. Accordingly, these authors discuss key indications, perioperative considerations and technique pearls for split-thickness skin grafts.
By Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS
After 20 years in practice, I have found that one of the more complicated issues is the treatment of lesser metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ) instability. The MPJ is a very complicated joint, which is connected by collateral ligaments and pulled on by…
By Eric M. Feit, DPM, FACFAS
Arthritis of the first metatarsophalanageal joint (MPJ), or hallux rigidus, is the most common arthritic condition in the foot and ankle.1 It typically involves progressive osteophyte formation and cartilage destruction resulting in joint pain,…
By Gina Painter, DPM, FACFAS, FACPM, FFRCPS, Glasg.
In the midst of the ongoing opioid crisis, this author emphasizes obtaining thorough patient and medication histories, strategies for minimizing opioid use, and maximizing the benefits of non-opioid alternatives.
Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS
Panelists: Elizabeth Ansert, DPM, Ulyana Kulish, DPM, MS and Spruha Magodia, DPM
The COVID-19 outbreak hit the health care community especially hard and residents are no exception. With this in mind, these resident panelists share their experiences in this unprecedented time, including how their programs are adjusting, their…
By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor
A recent in-press special communication in the Journal of The American Podiatric Medical Association calls physicians to action worldwide in order to reduce health-care burden and facilitate the best car
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