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Technology In Practice

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

Could one surgical hardware set offer a full complement of fixation options for fusions, osteotomies and fracture repair throughout the entire foot? 

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

Could a reemerging laser device facilitate improved relief of pain, edema and inflammation?

The Multiwave Locked System (MLS®) therapy laser line, including the M6 therapy laser, provides effective and efficient treatment modalities that…

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

Combining an ultra-light quality with zero heel drop, rebound forefoot padding and a technology that emphasizes sensory stimulation to reduce stress on the foot, emerging OTC insoles may be game-changers for athletes. 

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

Could an innovative technology help improve patient outcomes for onychomycosis and increase practice revenue?

The PinPointe™ FootLaser® is a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared system for temporary increase of clear nail in…

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

Could a new surgical suite inventory system, complete with surgical hardware, revolutionize the availability, accessibility and safety of surgical implants?

Jennifer J. Spector, DPM, Associate Editor

Could a new biointegrative implant material reinvent bone healing for common forefoot conditions? OSSIOfiber

By Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

Attendees of the 2019 Midwest Podiatry Conference took advantage of the conference’s 30-plus continuing education hours, learned from top lecturers and practiced their surgical skills at workshops.

By Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

A unique plating system may offer consistent plantar compression and various options for screw placement during hallux valgus surgery.

The Omni Plating System works with the PlantarFiX™ Post, which produces a broader surface area of…

By Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

Conventional and molecular techniques can aid podiatric physicians in accurately diagnosing nail dystrophy.

Fungal nail polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology is a real time molecular DNA test that has analyzed more than 1.6 million…

By Brian McCurdy, Managing Editor

An emerging hammertoe implant may provide strong correction and interphalangeal stabilization with less trauma to tissues.

The opti-Toe®, part of a new generation of cannulated implants, is composed of titanium and offers ease of…

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