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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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February 2016

Volume 29 Issue 2
Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS, and Aaron Leshikar, DPM
Addressing questions of foot function and cosmesis, these authors describe operative techniques for removing a sixth toe in a 14-month-old girl. What happens to the sixth little piggy?
Tanya M. Judd, DPM, and Lauren Thornberry, DPM, LT, MSC, USN NAS
These authors offer insights on the diagnosis and surgical excision of a rare presentation of arteriovenous malformation in the foot of a 51-year-old patient.
Camille Ryans, DPM
Like many specialized professions, podiatry is small. Since there are less than 14,000 practicing podiatrists in the United States and significantly fewer in other countries, many individuals, both healthcare and non-healthcare professionals, are…
Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor
As fixation for common podiatric surgery procedures continues to evolve, a new cannulated implant may represent an innovative solution for hammertoe procedures.
A. Douglas Spitalny, DPM, FACFAS
Choosing an ankle brace is often like choosing a car: The options have become limitless. As with picking cars, dealing with athletes’ finicky behavior often makes choosing a brace just as difficult. Prior to going to podiatry school, I was a student…
Stephen Barrett, DPM, FACFAS
While heel pain is a very common condition, there are a variety of possible etiologies. With this in mind, this author discusses current anatomical and biomechanical insights, key considerations with degeneration in the plantar fascia and how…
Neal M. Blitz, DPM, FACFAS
Although the Lapidus bunionectomy has a proven track record for the treatment of hallux valgus, complications can occur. This author provides a guide to rectifying such post-op events as non-union, malunion, excessive shortening and bunion…
Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM, and Ryan Fitzgerald, DPM, FACFAS
Yes. This author notes she frequently treats patients with verrucae who have failed surgical treatment and notes that a topical retinoid and non-ablative lasers provide successful alternatives.    By Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM
Sean Grambart, DPM, FACFAS
Given the common nature of fractures to the proximal region of the fifth metatarsal in athletes as well as non-athletes, this author discusses emerging insights on diagnostic classifications, screw fixation, chronic fracture treatment and post-op…
Joseph Vella, DPM, AACFAS
A 63-year-old African-American male presented with an enlarging hemorrhagic mass on the right foot. The tumor had been present for nearly one year and had continued to increase in size while limiting his normal gait function.
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