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By Michael S. Downey, DPM, FACFAS

Tarsal coalitions, in particular talocalcaneal coalitions, can present in a variety of ways, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treatment. Here the author shares his experience, along with evidence from the literature regarding…

By Paul Langer, DPM, DABPM, FAAPSM

As technology continues to evolve, what will this mean for the customized footwear industry? More specifically, what are the potential benefits and challenges that the podiatrist may face in light of this evolution? In this article, the author…

By Troy Boffeli, DPM, FACFAS, Chloe Sakow, DPM, MPH, Kyle Abben, DPM, FACFAS and Garrett D. Nelson, DPM

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Here the authors share evidence from the literature and their own experience that supports arthrodesis as a superior surgical option not only for end-stage hallux rigidus, but for more mid-stage cases of hallux limitus and hallux…

Moderator: Bradley Abicht, DPM, FACFAS Panelists: Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, Brian Loder, DPM, FACFAS, Tea Nguyen, DPM, MPH, Thomas Roukis, DPM, PhD, FACFAS, Jonathan Sharpe, DPM, FACFAS and Noman Siddiqui, DPM, MHA, FACFAS

What approaches provide optimal outcomes? How do interested surgeons overcome the steep learning curve? When and how should one train in these techniques? What are the relevant indications and contraindications? Also, what does the future hold…

By Windy Cole, DPM, CWSP

Many patients presenting to podiatric practices may be on anticoagulant therapy. Thus, it behooves the physician to understand the impact of these medications on both development and healing of wounds, especially in older populations. Here the…

By Kazu Suzuki, DPM and Tiffany M. Chin, DPM 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates one in ten Americans have diabetes and one in three have prediabetes.1 Diabetes is also increasing among younger populations and can lead to sleep apnea, cardiovascular disease,…

By Michelle A. Kaufman, DPM, MPH and Bryan C. Markinson, DPM, DABPM

Podiatrists can play a vital role in the overall outcomes and quality of life for patients undergoing treatment for cancer. Here the authors outline several dermatologic side effects that patients may experience as part of their cancer treatment…

By Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS, Joseph Altepeter, DPM and Peter Bregman, DPM, FACFAS, FAENS

Yes. Advocating for a multi-step approach, the authors share research evidence and practice experience in favor of including sclerosing injections in one’s treatment pathway for Morton’s neuroma.

By Doug Richie, Jr., DPM, FACFAS, FAAPSM

Is bone overload the main culprit with medial tibial stress syndrome? Does foot pronation play a role in the etiology? Are there any treatments that are consistently effective for this condition? Addressing these questions and much more, this…

By Rachelle Randall, DPM, Lawrence Fallat, DPM, FACFAS, Ashim Wadehra, DPM, AACFAS and Andrew Robitaille, DPM
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Citing preservation of motion and patient satisfaction among other benefits, these authors maintain that arthroplasty is a superior option to arthrodesis for hammertoe correction. 

By Rachelle Randall, DPM and Lawrence Fallat, DPM…

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