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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS
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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS | Managing Editor, Podiatry Today
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Email: jspector@hmpglobal.com

August 2005

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Volume 18 Issue 8
By Babak Baravarian, DPM
   As we evolve in our treatment of foot and ankle conditions, it seems like each treatment meets with some reservation from the medical community. As podiatric physicians, our mindset is scientific in nature and we need hard facts and evidence-…
By Eric Feit, DPM
   One of the fastest growing sports in the United States, tennis is also one of the few sports that people can play throughout their lives. More and more seniors are active tennis players and they have their share of foot and ankle injuries. Other…
By John H. McCord, DPM
   I wrote about cooking a few months ago in this column (see page 98, April issue). Since that column was published, many readers have called or written to ask for my recipe for salmon marinated in single malt Scotch and grilled on a cedar plank. I…
By David Kanuck, DPM, and Gary Jolly, DPM
   Any surgical procedure carries a risk of complications. Whether one opts to utilize internal or external fixation, there is both a common and yet unique set of problems based on hardware design and usage. Therefore, it is imperative to obtain an…
Disguising Bumps And Bruises    Summer activity can bring bumps and bruises for children, and a new scar product can help DPMs improve the appearance of kids’ scars.    The new Mederma® for Kids™ is formulated for children between the ages of 2 and…
David Levine, DPM, CPed
   When assessing patients, obtaining information via video and computer-assisted gait analysis may assist clinicians in more ways than they even realize. It is information that one may not otherwise obtain during a typical podiatric biomechanical…
By Brian McCurdy, Associate Editor
   Maintaining anutritious diet and exercise plan is paramount for patients with diabetes in order to reduce the risk of complications from the disease. For pre-diabetic patients, making such lifestyle changes may also be helpful in warding off…
By Russell G. Volpe, DPM
   Although the summer will soon be winding down, the activities of children dictate year-round use of athletic footwear. When assessing and treating pediatric patients, and answering the questions of their parents, clinicians often face the…
Guest Clinical Editor: Nicholas Sol, DPM, CPed
   Evaluating biomechanics in static stance poses unique challenges because of the differences between static stance and dynamic gait. In addition, one must take the occupation of patients into account when modifying orthotics for patients who spend…
By Jesse B. Burks, DPM
   The bunion deformity is one of the most common deformities that podiatric foot and ankle surgeons treat. As with other conditions, the conservative and surgical measures vary based on the patient’s expectations and the surgeon’s experience.…
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