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  • January 2014 | Volume 27 - Issue 1
    H. John Visser, DPM, and Aaron Allred, DPM
    25,719 reads | 0 comments | 12/30/13
    These authors detail the treatment of a 35-year-old patient who presented with chronic pain, longstanding high arches and ankles that “give way” easily. ... continue reading
    Jesse Burks, DPM, FACFAS
    11,854 reads | 1 comments | 12/30/13
    After a 50-year-old patient is unresponsive to conservative treatment, this author presents a surgical approach to the condition and offers pearls on effective fixation. ... continue reading
    Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS
    9,325 reads | 0 comments | 12/20/13
    Given that offloading is critical to healing wounds in the lower extremity, these panelists discuss assessment techniques for wounds, favored modalities for offloading diabetic neuropathic ulcers and how to document pressure wounds. ... continue reading
    Danielle Chicano, Editorial Associate
    11,762 reads | 0 comments | 12/20/13
    Podiatrists looking to alleviate the pain of diabetic peripheral neuropathy may want to consider adding Metanx to their treatment armamentarium. ... continue reading

    4,673 reads | 0 comments | 12/20/13
    A recent study in Diabetes Care suggests that subthreshold depressive episodes are a risk factor for poor health outcomes for patients with diabetes and early monitoring of depressive symptoms may lead to better functioning and quality of life. ... continue reading
    John H. McCord, DPM
    2,966 reads | 0 comments | 12/20/13
    Many podiatrists now refer to themselves as physicians. I guess the word physician is a little more dignified than simply calling ourselves foot doctors or podiatrists. I have always preferred to call myself a podiatrist so I wouldn’t have to explain later that I was actually a limited form of physician and wouldn’t have to hear, “So, you’re not actually a ‘real doctor.’” ... continue reading
    Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS, and Aaron Warnock, DPM
    17,161 reads | 0 comments | 12/20/13
    Although a variety of surgical treatments are available for adult flatfoot, conservative treatments such as night splints and orthoses can be effective in managing the deformity. These authors provide keys to a thorough clinical exam of these patients, insights on accessing the severity of the flatfoot deformity and a review of conservative treatment options. ... continue reading
    M. Joel Morse, DPM
    247,361 reads | 0 comments | 12/17/13
    At this wintry time of year, more patients may be presenting with cracked heels and itchy feet due to dry skin. Accordingly, this author discusses the diagnosis and treatment of different forms of dry skin, including dry skin concomitant with common diseases. ... continue reading
    Neal Frankel, DPM, FASPS, FACFAS
    26,685 reads | 6 comments | 12/16/13
    Podiatrists and patients alike may experience some confusion with the deluge of information regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This author discusses the insurance exchanges and what constitutes a “qualifying health plan” with the ACA, raises questions about potential obstacles with ACA and suggests proactive strategies to help ensure adequate reimbursement in the future. ... continue reading
    Kelly Pirozzi, DPM, and Andrew J. Meyr, DPM
    16,135 reads | 0 comments | 12/16/13
    Patients with diabetes are no strangers to dealing with the complications associated with their disease. As foot and ankle surgeons, we also often face the challenge of treating the complications and sequelae of this pathologic process including lower extremity deformity, non-healing wounds, Charcot neuroarthropathy and infection to name a few. ... continue reading