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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS
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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS | Managing Editor, Podiatry Today
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January 2018

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Volume 31 Issue 1
Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS; Panelists: Jamie L. Dermatis, DPM, Alexandra Scrimalli, DPM, Brandon Tucker, DPM, and Thomas Wright, DPM
Third-year residents discuss how their residency program experiences altered their journeys, changed their career perceptions and prepared them to make career choices. Q: Please explain how your thoughts and perceptions about your podiatry career…
Jonathan L. Hook, DPM, MHA, and Joseph G. Wilson, DPM
Emphasizing the joint-sparing nature of the procedure and infrequent complications, these authors discuss the benefits of cheilectomy for hallux rigidus.
George Wallace, DPM
My brother turned 60 a few months ago and he had a big celebration. His sister-in-law, a recently retired school teacher at the age of 64, comparable to my own age, asked when it would be my turn to retire. I murmured some vague answer.
Ryan Carter, DPM, AACFAS, and Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS
An osteochondral lesion is an injury or fracture to the chondral surface or underlying subchondral bone.
Jeffrey A. Ross, DPM, MD, FACFAS
Women with the female athlete triad can experience lower extremity injuries as a result of low energy that may be associated with interrelated conditions such as eating disorders, menstrual dysfunction and low bone mineral density. Accordingly, this…
By Jeffrey E. McAlister, DPM, FACFAS, and Chad Seidenstricker, DPM, AACFAS; and Mark Hofbauer, DPM, FACFAS
Yes. Offering insights from the literature and their experience, these authors cite several advantages of the medial double arthrodesis, including better visualization leading to easier reduction of the deformity and reduced complication risk.…
Mark Magnus, DPM, Kelli Iceman, DPM, and Thomas Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS
Facilitating direct visualization and offering rigid stabilization, dorsal bridge plating may be more effective for Lisfranc injuries than transarticular screw fixation. Accordingly, these authors provide keys to the surgical technique and offer a…
Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS
Exhorting his surgical colleagues to stop cutting the plantar fascia due to complications of plantar fasciotomy, this author says the gastrocnemius recession can improve function and lead to good results for patients with chronic heel pain.
Jeff A. Hall, Executive Editor
While statistics point to a growing demand for podiatrists, concerns about graduation rates, recruitment efforts and a diminishing applicant pool raise lingering questions about the podiatry colleges and the best path forward. Accordingly, this…
Meagan M. Jennings, DPM, FACFAS
When evaluating posterior ankle pain, considering flexor hallucis longus tendon pathology is important. Due to the anatomical location of the tendon, posteromedial pain and even posterior ankle and subtalar joint pain can be directly related to…
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