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Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects:
Jeff Hall
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Jennifer Spector, DPM
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Jeff Hall, Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects, Podiatry Today
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October 2011

Volume 24 Issue 11
David Zuckerman, DPM, FACFAS
In recent years, laser therapy has emerged as a possible treatment option for onychomycosis. Given the variety of available lasers, this author offers insights on a couple of compact laser systems and provides a helpful primer on the technology…
Camille Ryans, DPM
Looking back, many podiatric practitioners would agree that at some point during their residency, they faced a demanding situation. Although the required amount of post-graduate training is only a short time, an immeasurable amount of personal…
Sydney Yau, DPM, and Bob Baravarian, DPM
Professional dancers place a large amount of stress on their bodies, especially their lower extremities. In particular, ballet dancers are prone to developing foot and ankle problems.
Adam Landsman, DPM, FACFAS, PhD
In recent years, radiofrequency nerve ablation has emerged as a potential modality for plantar fasciitis. Accordingly, this author details his experience in using radiofrequency nerve ablation, provides a closer look at the literature and compares…
Bradly W. Bussewitz, DPM, and Terrence M. Philbin, DO
Given the common presentation of neglected Achilles tendon ruptures, these authors discuss signs and symptoms, and keys to diagnosis. They also survey the literature and offer their perspectives on excision with direct repair and performing a…
Stephen L. Barrett, DPM, MBA, and Kevin A. Kirby, DPM
Stephen L. Barrett, DPM, MBA, says there is still a very important role for plantar fasciotomy in the treatment of recalcitrant plantar fasciopathy, citing high success rates and minimal complications. Although fasciotomy can be successful in…
David Soomekh, DPM, Sydney K. Yau, DPM, and Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS
As orthobiologic technology continues to advance, these authors discuss the theory behind platelet-rich plasma (PRP), offer a thorough review of the literature on PRP for Achilles tendon injuries and provide insights from their clinical experience…
Christopher Corwin, DPM
More often than not, patients with plantar fasciitis have already attempted to resolve the condition on their own before they come into your office. This author explores a range of effective conservative treatments, investigates the potential of…
Lowell Weil, Jr., DPM, MBA
Offering a closer look at the role of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) in the armamentarium for chronic plantar fasciitis, this author reviews long-term research from randomized controlled trials, offers a compelling case study and assesses…
Samantha Bark, DPM, Meagan M. Jennings, DPM, FACFAS, and Shannon M. Rush, DPM, FACFAS
There has been a variety of research looking at treatments for acute Achilles tendon ruptures including non-operative repair with different rehabilitation protocols, extensile open repairs, percutaneous repairs, percutaneous repair with ultrasound…
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