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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS
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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS | Managing Editor, Podiatry Today
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December 2020

Volume 33 Issue 12
By Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM, MBBCh, AACFAS
Patients who have diabetes complicated by any degree of peripheral neuropathy are inherently at an increased risk for developing ulcers and infections. When patients with diabetes present with an ulceration, the degree of severity plays an important…
By Spruha Magodia, DPM, Sara Mateen, DPM, and Jane Pontious, DPM, FACFAS
Discussing the case of a 65-year-old female patient who developed digital ischemia and subsequent bilateral gangrenous changes in the feet after vasopressor use, these authors review key considerations in facilitating successful limb salvage. 
By Glenn K. Griffin, DPM and Lawrence M. Oloff, DPM, FACFAS
In a case involving a 34-year-old patient who had left foot pain for four years, these authors discuss the rare muscular anomaly of flexor hallucis accessory longus and emphasize including accessory musculature in the differential diagnosis for foot…
By Robert G. Smith, DPM, MSc, RPh, CPed, CPRS
Can a podiatrist rely on the evidence and his or her clinical experience when deciding to incorporate off-label use of a drug or device in a treatment plan? With this question in mind, this author delves into legal aspects, ethical considerations,…
By Howard Osterman, DPM, FAAPSM
Reviewing pertinent aspects of choosing an appropriate basketball shoe for athletes of varying ages and play levels, this author discusses key shoe features, playing surfaces and injury ramifications.
By John Miller, DPM, Christopher Kennedy, DPM and Ali Rahnama, DPM, AACFAS
Early detection and intervention are critical to maximizing outcomes for patients with Charcot neuroarthropathy. With this in mind, these authors outline key nuances in laboratory evaluation, clinical examination and radiographic parameters for…
By J.P. McAleer, DPM, FACFAS, H. John Visser, DPM, FACFAS, Blake T. Savage, DPM and Kiera Benge-Shea, DPM
By David Zuckerman, DPM
Before implementing any new treatment modality to your practice, there are always two questions to ask: • Why do I want to offer this treatment? • What are the goals of this treatment? Fortunately, the answers are simple and consistent over time…
Guest Clinical Editor: David Haley, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS, FAAPSM
Panelists: Gregory Rouw, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS, DABPM and Dalia Krakowsky Clausen, DPM, FACFAS, FAAPSM
With winter sports in full swing, the panelists discuss their experiences with the unique nature of footwear, biomechanics and orthotics for these athletes.
Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS
Panelists: Sandra Farmand-Haider, DPM, Emily Khuc, DPM and Anna Stoupine, DPM
Residents often seek to enhance their learning during this critical time in their careers. What are their go-to resources and how might these differ from the training of residents in years past? With this in mind, resident panelists share their…
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