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

Editorial Correspondence

Jeff Hall, Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects, Podiatry Today
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November 2013

Volume 26 Issue 11
Andrew Van Haute, JD
This author discusses the AdvaMed Code of Ethics and the Physician Payment Sunshine Act, and how they affect medical product sales representatives when they visit your podiatry practice.
Mark A. Prissel, DPM, and Thomas S. Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
These authors provide a guide to reconstructive treatment for an 80-year-old patient who developed massive tibial and talar osteolysis after an ankle implant failed.
Camille Ryans, DPM
We learn the fundamental principles of respect and courtesy from a young age and hopefully master them by preschool. As individuals advance through primary school, secondary school and beyond, they learn more complex concepts. Every now and again,…
Danielle Chicano, Editorial Associate
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system can be a useful diagnostic tool for a variety of conditions. Accordingly, a MRI system that is compact and tailored specifically for extremities may provide an especially valuable diagnostic option for…
Bob Baravarian, DPM, and Rotem Ben-Ad, DPM
Plantar fasciitis is no doubt one of the most common presentations that foot and ankle specialists see. Although there are multiple causes for heel pain, biomechanical issues causing strain on the plantar fascia are by far the most common causes. A…
Mark Hofbauer, DPM, FACFAS, and Alexander Pappas, DPM; and Steven Shannon, DPM, FACFAS
Yes. After conservative options for plantar fasciitis fail, Mark Hofbauer, DPM, FACFAS, and Alexander Pappas, DPM, argue that release of the plantar fascia can be beneficial for those with chronic pain, citing good success rates in the literature.…
Jamie Yakel, DPM
Given that heel pain is one of the most common maladies that podiatrists treat, this author offers a pertinent overview of conservative therapies ranging from corticosteroid injections and night splints to low-Dye taping and platelet-rich plasma.
Brian Fullem, DPM
Given the common presentation of plantar fasciitis, the variety of etiologies and at times concurrent conditions, this author reviews four illuminating patient cases, emphasizing pertinent diagnostic pointers and keys to effective treatment.
Allen Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS
Taking an exhaustive look at the literature on plantar fasciitis, this author discusses what studies have revealed on diagnostic imaging and explores the reported findings for a wide range of treatments, including orthotics, platelet rich plasma,…
Nicholas J. Bevilacqua, DPM, FACFAS
Achilles tendon rupture occurs frequently and if it is neglected, there may be significant long-term disability. Early diagnosis of an acute rupture and prompt initiation of treatment will generally lead to optimal results. Acute Achilles tendon…
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