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Jeff Hall, Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects, Podiatry Today
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June 2015

Volume 28 Issue 6
Joseph Vella, DPM, and Stephen Schleicher, MD
Given the potential of plantar fat pad atrophy to cause significant pain and adverse effects on function, particularly in patients with diabetes, these authors discuss keys to making an accurate diagnosis and outline current treatment options.
Justin Hooker, DPM, and William Fishco, DPM, FACFAS
These authors detail the diagnosis and surgical treatment of foot compartment syndrome in a 31-year-old patient, who presented with multiple and comminuted metatarsal fractures after a motor vehicle accident. A 31-year-old female with no…
Luke Cicchinelli, DPM, FACFAS
I had a wonderfully fun dinner one recent evening in a bar in Newport, RI, while attending a Podiatry Institute meeting. There were about 20 of us, all podiatrists, and the diversity of backgrounds, schools and residencies attended and points in our…
Tim Dutra, DPM, MS, MHCA
Coming from an athletic training background, I was introduced to the benefits of taping and padding early in my career. Much of the principles and techniques that I have used are from core principles in athletic training, which we incorporate into…
Kristine Hoffman, DPM, FACFAS, and Missy Thompson, PhD
Could gait retraining have an impact in the treatment and prevention of common running-related injuries? In their review of the literature, these authors say step rate manipulation and changes in foot strike pattern may be beneficial in addressing…
H. John Visser, DPM, FACFAS, Asiya Ansari, DPM, and Sarah Thompson, DPM
Given the various conditions associated with the subtle cavus foot, it is important to be able to recognize the deformity in order to prevent related symptom recurrence and potential failure of surgical procedures. Accordingly, these authors present…
Bruce Williams, DPM, DABPS, and Eric Fuller, DPM
Yes. Praising the move into digital technology, this author notes scanner casting will save money and time, and the research shows little difference between outcomes of devices made with digital scans versus plaster. By Bruce Williams, DPM, DABPS
Douglas H. Richie Jr., DPM, FACFAS, FAAPSM
Citing emerging insights from the literature, this author raises questions about the pathomechanics of hallux rigidus, challenges perceptions about the involvement of metatarsus primus elevatus and first ray hypermobility, and says pain reduction…
Thomas K. Hunt, PA-C, Laura E. Rupert, PA-C, and Christopher F. Hyer, DPM, MS, FACFAS
Hiring physician assistants and nurse practitioners can allow DPMs more time for patient treatment, improving the efficiency of care and maximizing the success of the practice. These authors detail the benefits of PAs and NPs, including the ins and…
Mark Couture, DPM
A 61-year-old male with diabetes presents to the clinic reporting a mole on the bottom of his right foot that had increased in size over the past five months. The area is not painful but the patient has a history of peripheral neuropathy. There is…
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