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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS
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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS | Managing Editor, Podiatry Today
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February 2012

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Volume 25 Issue 2
Bradly W. Bussewitz, DPM
This author discusses using a tibio-talo calcaneal fusion with an intramedullary rod in a distal tibia-fibula fracture in a patient who had sustained two nonunions following open reduction internal fixation.
John H. McCord, DPM
The online web sites where patients can write comments about doctors and rate them would only seem fair if doctors had a web site where they could rate patients. The HIPAA laws stand in the way of that equitable solution.
Danielle Chicano
Accurate gait assessment can obviously play a key role in the diagnostic workup. Accordingly, a gait assessment device that reportedly observes more than 20 times the images per second than the human eye could provide considerable diagnostic value.
Lisa M. Schoene, DPM, ATC, FACFAS
For every foot, there is an athletic shoe that fits correctly. After specializing in sports medicine for over 20 years, I know this is true.
Michael Uro, DPM
An 80-year-old Caucasian presents to the office complaining of thick, yellow, unsightly and sometimes painful toenails. The patient, a retired RN, has had a history of a rash affecting both feet. The rash is sometimes pruritic and sometimes not.…
Dong Kim, DPM, Jeffrey McAlister, DPM, and Paul J. Kim, DPM
In lieu of the advancements in wound healing and innovations in surgical technique, limb salvage in the patient with diabetes remains a costly and complex endeavor. Some advocate immediate amputation for complex diabetic ulcers or gangrene.1…
The American Medical Association (AMA) is opposing the Conditions of Participation of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) that would allow podiatrists to hold leadership positions at hospitals.
As the President of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association (TPMA), I want to respond to your December 2011 cover story, “Scope of Practice Update: Where Things Stand,” as it relates to Texas. I hope to clarify some misinformation and inaccurate…
Thanh Dinh, DPM, and Patricia Kim, DPM
These authors offer a closer look at hallux abducto valgus and the impact of age on treatment decisions in adolescents and elderly patients.
Ron Raducanu, DPM, FACFAS
Reviewing the evolution of the Evans calcaneal osteotomy, this author discusses the impact on biomechanics, shares insights from the literature on osteotomy placement and bone graft size, and offers pearls on minimizing the risk of common…
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