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By Derek Ley, DPM, AACFAS, Sara Sadeghi, DPM and Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS

Offering insights on underlying pathology, tips on technique and compelling case study examples, these authors say tendon transfer procedures may be beneficial in addressing musculotendinous imbal-ances, salvaging bone and tissue, and preventing…

By John J. Kim, DPM and Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, MSc, FACFAS

With diabetic foot osteomyelitis historically considered a condition warranting surgery, these authors share evidence from the literature that challenges that traditional thinking and note that emerging research may support less aggressive…

By Devon Glazer, DPM, FACFAS, Sandra Haider, DPM and Joseph Stuto, DPM, FACFAS

Due to the high rate of complications in patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), it is important to continue to evaluate strategies for complex cases involving posterior heel wounds in this high-risk population. Accordingly, these authors…

By Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM RCPS (Glasg)

Onychomycosis is one of the most frequent pathologies presenting in podiatry practices. However, at times, more subtle differences in the clinical presentation may delay an accurate diagnosis and timely treatment. Accordingly, this author…

By Emlyn Forsung DPM, John A. Cameron, DPM, Derek Ley, DPM and Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS

Offering a closer look at the properties, benefits, challenges and available harvest sites with autogenous bone grafts, these authors review evidence from the literature and share insights from their surgical experience. 

Bone…

By Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS, Associate Editor

Highlighting advances in foot and ankle surgery, wound care and medical technology, the author talks with thought leaders in podiatry about this year’s slate of emerging options to improve outcomes for patients.

By Patrick R. Burns, DPM, FACFAS, Ryan McMillen, DPM, FACFAS and Jacob Jones, DPM
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By Bruce Williams, DPM

Given that limb length differences are a common contributing factor in many conditions, this author offers pertinent insights on proper evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.

Limb length difference or discrepancy (LLD), which is also…

By Brian Fullem, DPM, FACFAS

Although plantar fasciitis is an exceedingly common pathology in podiatry offices, there are key findings that may point one toward an alternative diagnosis for heel pain. Accordingly, this author shares his personal treatment algorithm, insights…

By Phillip E. Ward, DPM

A chart compliance program is an essential ethical and legal component of a successful practice. With this in mind, the author outlines the basic principles of such a program and shares essential pearls on documentation, auditing and education…

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