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FIrst MPJ Pathology

By Richard Blake, DPM

Surgical intervention is not always indicated or possible for patients who have first MPJ pain. Accordingly, this author discusses several non-surgical interventions, ranging from spica taping and toe separators to dancer’s padding and metatarsal…

By Lawrence M. Oloff, DPM, FACFAS, Nicholas W. Todd, DPM, FACFAS, and Amy G. Wilson, DPM

While there are a variety of potential etiologies with first metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ) pain, these authors examine an alternative diagnosis of synovial plica syndrome in a 14-year-old patient without significant medical history or a…

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