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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
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February 2006

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Volume 19 Issue 2
By Jeff Hall, Executive Editor
   Over the years, I have been accused of being resistant to change. I am not exactly sure why I have been branded with this label. Granted, the folks at the local Subway start making my sandwich when I walk in the door to grab lunch. Yes, I have…
By Brian McCurdy, Associate Editor
While the matrixectomy is a common procedure of choice for ingrown toenails, researchers from Germany believe an orthonyxia procedure, delivered via a new brace, may be more effective in treating these toenails. In a study, which was recently…
By Paul J. Kim, DPM
   Researchers have studied nitric oxide (NO) extensively for the past 40 years. However, there has been an increased interest within the past 15 years. In 1998, the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine was awarded to scientists who worked out the…
By Lynn Homisak, PRT
Mention creating a legal scope of practice for the podiatric medical assistant (PMA) to a group of doctors and you will likely stir some opinions and controversy. Unfortunately, at this point, only opinions can frame the discussion. Without a…
Guest Clinical Editor: Douglas Richie Jr., DPM
   Over the last decade, there have been a variety of changes and trends that have shaped the evolution of orthotic therapy. Accordingly, our expert panelists discuss pertinent orthotic prescription trends. They also examine the importance of having…
By Anthony Leone, Special Projects Editor
It would have been devastating to his practice if it happened. She knew the operation of his office and losing someone like her would have sent his professional life into a tailspin. Hal Ornstein, DPM, said one of his office workers felt that she…
When treating patients for posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD), you may want to try a new brace. The AirLift PTTD Brace can provide arch support for patients with PTTD or for those with early symptoms of adult-acquired flatfoot, according to…
By John H. McCord, DPM
   I keep a one-eyed monster locked in the staff bathroom of my clinic. I am not afraid of the thing. There just is not another practical space to store it and I am kind of embarrassed about having it. It is a diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound…
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