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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS
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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS | Managing Editor, Podiatry Today
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November 2017

Volume 30 Issue 11
Camille Ryans, DPM
Perhaps it is an active runner who is resistant to having surgery due to a potentially long post-op recovery and scaled back training. Another case may involve an older patient who is very anxious about a medication you have recommended due to…
Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS; Panelists: Carmina Quiroga, DPM, FACFAS, H. John Visser, DPM, FACFAS and Steven Vyce, DPM, FACFAS
Residency directors discuss how to handle time off and medical leave requests from residents as well as on-the-job expectations that may exceed what is stated in their contracts. Q: How many vacations and sick/personal days are your residents…
Robert Smith, DPM, MSc, RPh, CPed
Noting the increased popularity of energy drinks, this author looks at the potential dangers that may arise when these drinks interact with a patient’s prescription drugs. The consumption of energy drinks has continued to gain popularity since the…
Michael B. Canales, DPM, FACFAS, Kartick Patel, DPM, MHSA, Grace C. Craig, DPM, and Preston Panicco, DPM
Taking a look at four patients, these authors review the complications of the Syme’s amputation, focusing on additional pre-op criteria for success, intraoperative modifications to the technique, and post-op prosthetic considerations.
Patrick A. DeHeer, DPM, FASPS, FACFAS, and Nicholas Thompson, DPM
Treating plantar fasciitis in elite basketball players is a balancing act between relieving heel pain symptoms and getting players back on the court as quickly as possible. Accordingly, these authors review the literature on current modalities with…
An Advanced Allograft A recently introduced live-cell bone allograft may be a cost-effective alternative to autografts. BioFuse provides a porous interconnected matrix for bone ingrowth, unlocking higher levels of osteoinductive biologic factors…
Joseph C. D’Amico, DPM
Conservative care is a mainstay for the large population of patients with proximal plantar fasciitis. Accordingly, this author takes a critical look at the research on conservative treatments such as stretching, injections and orthoses with an…
Monica Schweinberger, DPM, FACFAS
How do you achieve optimal offloading? How do you address deeper ulcers with exposed bone and tendon? What are the best preventive strategies? Answering these questions and more, this author shares pearls from her clinical experience and emerging…
Bob Baravarian, DPM, and Evelyn G. Heigh, DPM
Although most patients can attain relief from heel pain through conservative means, some will require alternative treatments. These authors share their experience with plantar fasciopathy treatments such as radiofrequency microdebridement, platelet-…
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