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Metatarsal Fractures
Often, we find ourselves plagued with the decision of whether to treat central metatarsal fractures operatively versus non-operatively. Either option may have convincing arguments but is there a more…
Lateral Ankle Instability
By Patrick R. Burns, DPM, FACFAS, Ryan McMillen, DPM, FACFAS and Jacob Jones, DPM
Point Yes.
Calcaneal Fractures
By Keith D. Cook, DPM, FACFAS and Bobbi Hayashi, DPM
Surgical management of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures is cumbersome, complex and constantly evolving.
Baseball Injuries
By David Haley, DPM, Benjamin Green, DPM, Sandy Nguyen, DPM and Nicholas Green, DPM
Given the increasing popularity of baseball, these authors discuss a variety of injuries ranging from contusions and shin splints to Achilles tendonitis and sliding injuries. They also share their…
Rock Climbing
By Kristine Hoffman, DPM, FACFAS and Melissa Thompson, PhD
Due to the advent of artificial rock climbing walls, the popularity of rock climbing has grown rapidly. In 2020, rock climbing will be featured for the first time as an Olympic sport. With this rapid…
By H. John Visser, DPM, FACFAS and Joshua Wolfe, DPM, MHA
Lisfranc injuries occur in one in 55,000 people in the United States, comprising 0.2 percent of all adult fractures as well as 17 percent of pediatric injuries.1-4 These injuries are typically…
Hematomas
Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS
Hematomas can occur in many clinical scenarios, including trauma and as a postoperative complication. Often, patients with hematomas have multiple medical issues as well as mobility issues that…
Ankle Fractures
By Sara Mateen, DPM, Katrin Heineman, DPM and Andrew J. Meyr, DPM
In this column, we will attempt to broadly, but specifically and critically, evaluate the medical literature with respect to the treatment of diabetic ankle fractures and answer a seemingly simple…
Syndesmotic Injuries
By A. Douglas Spitalny, DPM
Whether it’s the star quarterback at Alabama, an NBA player with a high ankle sprain or a military recruit getting hurt on an obstacle course during basic training, it appears that syndesmosis…
Achilles Tendon Ruptures
By Priya Parthasarathy, DPM, DABPM and Michael Loshigian, DPM, FACFAS
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