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By Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

A recent study in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery examines the factors that can bring patients back to the emergency department (ED) after their lower extremity surgery.

The authors focused on 513 surgeries on the foot and ankle,…

By Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

A recent study examines the most common reasons for failure of first metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ) arthrodesis and the most effective revision procedures.

By Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

Comparing extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT), platelet-rich plasma (PRP), local corticosteroid injection and prolotherapy for chronic plantar fasciitis, a recent study concludes that the effects of each treatment vary in duration.

By Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

Foot and ankle surgeons prescribe post-op opioids at a rate twice as high as patients consume them, according to a recent study.

Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

The nine podiatry schools in the United States received a total of 883 applications in 2018, a 1.7 percent increase over the 868 applicants from 2017, according to the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM).

The…

Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

For patients with stage 2 flatfoot, surgeons can use extraarticular procedures to reconstruct a plantigrade, functional foot without the need for fusions or tendon transfers, according to a new study in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

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