Robert G. Smith, DPM, MSc, RPh, C.Ped | 20,197 reads | 2 comments
Given the prevalence of phantom limb pain following amputation, this author explores the pathophysiology of such pain as well as pharmacologic and alternative treatments. | Continue reading
Kent Feldman, DPM | 10,922 reads | 0 comments
This author discusses the case of a 63-year-old with forefoot pain, noting how a weightbearing computed tomography (CT) scan aided in her diagnosis by providing accurate measurements of the metatarsal heads. | Continue reading
Michael DeBrule, DPM | 14,515 reads | 3 comments
This author offers pearls on how measuring the ankle brachial index (ABI) can facilitate the accurate diagnosis of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and help salvage limbs. | Continue reading
John Mozena, DPM, and Paul Clint Jones, DPM | 39,421 reads | 0 comments
Utilizing a couple of illuminating case studies, these authors look at the role improper shoe gear can play in compressive neuropathy and discuss treatment options. | Continue reading
Jeffrey E. McAlister, DPM, and Christopher F. Hyer, DPM, MS | 15,664 reads | 0 comments
These authors discuss an innovative approach to a complicated pathology in a 44-year-old patient who had an extensive intraosseous talar cyst with joint involvement. | Continue reading
Todd Haddon, DPM, Lewis Freed, DPM, and Kate Johnson, DPM | 19,712 reads | 0 comments
These authors detail the treatment of a 23-year-old patient who presented with a big toe that would not straighten three and a half years after a car accident. | Continue reading
Joseph C. D’Amico, DPM | 25,535 reads | 0 comments
This author discusses the treatment of a 63-year-old runner who presents with recurring pain in the left heel and hip. | Continue reading
Eric Feit, DPM, FACFAS, and Armin Feradouni, DPM | 9,783 reads | 0 comments
These authors discuss the diagnostic workup and eventual surgical treatment to resolve a chronic ulcer in a patient with a history of polio and spina bifida. | Continue reading
Visoth Chan, DPM, David Pougatsch, DPM, and Ronald Belczyk, DPM | 24,228 reads | 0 comments
Pseudomonas and Proteus infections, exposed hardware and a nonunion of a tibial fracture."> Recognizing that ankle fractures in patients with diabetes can lead to potentially dire complications, these authors discuss keys to treatment that can reduce risks and improve outcomes. | Continue reading
Garrett Wobst, DPM, and Christopher Reeves, DPM, FACFAS | 13,949 reads | 1 comments
These authors discuss keys to the diagnosis and treatment of a neglected calcaneal fracture in a 25-year-old patient who had suffered a traumatic fall when he was 18. | Continue reading