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

Editorial Correspondence

Jeff Hall, Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects, Podiatry Today
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January 2014

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Volume 27 Issue 1
H. John Visser, DPM, and Aaron Allred, DPM
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.
Jesse Burks, DPM, FACFAS
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.
Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS
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.
Danielle Chicano, Editorial Associate
Podiatrists looking to alleviate the pain of diabetic peripheral neuropathy may want to consider adding Metanx to their treatment armamentarium.
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.
John H. McCord, DPM
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…
Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS, and Aaron Warnock, DPM
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…
M. Joel Morse, DPM
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…
Neal Frankel, DPM, FASPS, FACFAS
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…
Kelly Pirozzi, DPM, and Andrew J. Meyr, DPM
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…
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