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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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May 2015

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Volume 28 Issue 5
Valerie Schade, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAOM
Combining a compelling case study with insights from the literature, this author discusses how the flexor tenotomy can be a treatment option for ulcerations on the distal tips of the toes in patients with diabetic neuropathy.
Allen Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS
While podiatrists are perceived as being technically adept at performing foot surgery, some have suggested the podiatrist is nonetheless a technician but not a true physician. For many years, I worked with a wonderful Falstaffian attorney on the…
A Durable Expedition For active patients who need support, a durable new orthotic may be the answer. The Expedition orthotic has a carbon fiber module, a Poron XRD midlayer and silver-infused X-Static top cover, according to the manufacturer…
Bob Baravarian, DPM
Avascular necrosis of the second metatarsal head can be a very difficult and troubling issue. The problem often occurs in children or teenaged athletes, and can make the continuation of sports activity difficult or impossible at times. We do not…
Bradley M. Lamm, DPM, FACFAS, Jessica Knight, DPM, AACFAS, and Simon P. Kelley, MBChB, FRCS (Tr and Orth)
Bone lengthening techniques have advanced significantly in recent years. Accordingly, these authors discuss the fundamentals of distraction osteogenesis, including surgical techniques, the expression of growth factors and bone morphogenetic proteins…
Michelle Winder, BS, and Stephanie Wu, DPM, MSc, FACFAS
While physicians commonly check pedal pulses and the ankle brachial index to assess vascularity, microvascular testing methods are also key to assessing wound healing potential. Accordingly, these authors offer current insights on the toe brachial…
Myron Bodman, DPM
Could the use of dermoscopy save lives? Given the stark statistics with melanoma and delayed diagnosis, this author says dermoscopy could be a valuable tool in discerning benign from malignant lesions in the lower extremity in a more expeditious…
William Fishco, DPM, FACFAS, and Ronald Ray, DPM, FACFAS
As this author argues, surgeons need to rebalance the soft tissues to facilitate long-lasting correction of hallux valgus deformities. By William Fishco, DPM, FACFAS
Christopher L. Reeves, DPM, FACFAS, Amber M. Shane, DPM, FACFAS, Trevor S. Payne, DPM, and Jordan D. Cameron, DPM
Given the challenges of non-unions, these authors offer pertinent diagnostic insights, emphasize appropriate patient selection and discuss principles to sound conservative and surgical management.
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