Skip to main content

Editorial Staff

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

Editorial Correspondence

Jeff Hall, Executive Editor/VP-Special Projects, Podiatry Today
HMP Communications, 70 E Swedesford Rd
Suite 100, Malvern PA 19355

Telephone: (800) 237-7285, ext. 214

Fax: (610) 560-0501
Email: jhall@hmpglobal.com

January 2006

|
Volume 19 Issue 1
By John A. DeBello, DPM, Kordai I. DeCoteau, DPM, and Eric Beatty, DPM
   Hammertoes may have an etiology that is either congenital or acquired. Pain and cosmetic appearance are the leading factors for patients wanting surgical intervention for hammertoe deformities. While there are a variety of approaches for…
By Lawrence Huppin, DPM, and Paul Scherer, DPM
   When it comes to an effective prescription for custom foot orthoses, podiatrists must consider the dysfunction of that particular patient’s foot in order to achieve a satisfactory clinical outcome. Addressing the specific needs of the pathology…
Clinical Editor: Lawrence Karlock, DPM
   Systemic diseases as varied as diabetes, renal failure and rheumatoid arthritis can affect the healing of lower extremity wounds. When it comes to treating chronic wounds, there is an array of testing one can employ to rule out systemic disease…
By Jeff Hall, Executive Editor
   Given the ongoing emphasis toward incorporating more evidence-based medicine (EBM) in podiatry, there has been a noticeable increase of published clinical trials in the peer-reviewed podiatry literature. For example, in the November/December 2005…
By Babak Baravarian, DPM
   Tendinosis is one of those diagnostic terms that took me a while to truly understand. People most often use this term in relation to the Achilles complex but tendinosis can be related to any tendon of the foot or ankle. In most cases, tendinosis…
By Brian McCurdy, Associate Editor
   Researchers of a recent study say assessing microcirculation changes may help predict whether diabetic foot ulcers will heal. The authors of the study, which was published in a recent issue of The Lancet, utilized medical hyperspectral imaging to…
By John H. McCord, DPM
   Most aspects of being a small town podiatrist are easy and pleasant. My patients almost always leave feeling better than when they arrived. Most are grateful and express it with their thanks or occasionally by leaving a batch of freshly baked…
By Kathleen Satterfield, DPM
   One will not find combination therapies mentioned in evidence based medicine (EBM) journals or in research trials. In fact, one will rarely find combination therapies mentioned in many trade publications either. Purists often claim this concept…
By D. Scot Malay, DPM, MSCE
   Injuries involving the toe nail bed and adjacent tissues are very common. Acute injuries to these structures are frequently caused by dropping a heavy object on the toe or by stubbing the toe into a solid object. Less common mechanisms of acute…
By John T. Hester, DPM, MSPT
   Tibial stress injuries have become an increasingly frequent reason for visits to sports medicine offices and clinics over the past decade. Unfortunately, these patients often leave the office with a diagnosis of shin splints. This nonspecific “…
Back to Top