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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS
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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS | Managing Editor, Podiatry Today
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July 2011

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Volume 24 Issue 7
Paul R. Scherer, DPM
Given the complex pathology associated with adult-acquired flatfoot, this author reviews the pathomechanics of the condition, discusses keys to appropriate staging and offers recommendations for effective, pathology-specific orthotic therapy.
Jane Pontious, DPM, FACFAS, and Sara Mahmood, BS
These authors discuss the use of partial amputation to treat a patient with a history of tuberous sclerosis who presents with a chief complaint of painful periungual fibromas on three digits.
Stephanie Wasek, Special Projects Editor
Terminating an employee is never pleasant but you can ease the transition and safeguard your practice in the process. This author speaks to practice management experts about recognizing significant offenses, the best methods of letting employees go…
John J. Stapleton, DPM, FACFAS, and Thomas Zgonis, DPM, FACFAS
The management of diabetic foot and ankle injuries has raised significant debate and controversy over the last few years. Unfortunately, there is still no clear consensus on treatment protocols that necessitate surgical intervention. The main reason…
David Levine, DPM, CPed
While most of the published research on leg length discrepancy (LLD) focuses on surgical intervention, conservative care may be helpful in this regard. Accordingly, this author discusses the assessment of LLD and how shoe lifts can be beneficial.
Camille Ryans, DPM
Upon entering into a residency program, the idea of two to four years of additional training may seem like a long time, especially after completing 20 years or more of schooling from kindergarten to the conclusion of podiatry school. However, it…
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…
Podiatry Today Staff
For increased stability with fixation, a reduced risk of soft tissue impingement and improved efficiency in the OR, surgeons may want to consider the use of two new compression plates, the Anchorage™ Lapidus CP Plate and the Anchorage™ MTP CP Plate.
Samir S. Rao, MD, and Christopher E. Attinger, MD
Whether it is diabetes, biofilms, biomechanical abnormalities or inadequate wound debridement, there are a number of factors that can lead to plastic surgery complications in lower extremity reconstruction. Accordingly, these authors emphasize a…
Brian Carpenter, DPM, FACFAS, and Richard Bouché, DPM, FACFAS
Arthroplasty. Brian Carpenter, DPM, notes positive results with metatarsal head resurfacing and points out that many active patients reject the first MPJ arthrodesis option due to concern about loss of joint mobility. Arthrodesis. Richard Bouché,…
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