Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 1 - January 2015Author(s): Romina Vincenti, DPM and Ronald Belczyk, DPMThese authors discuss the use of the flexor digitorum brevis muscle flap for limb salvage in a patient with diabetes and osteomyelitis of the calcaneus.Section: Online Exclusive
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 1 - January 2015Author(s): Christopher Hyer, DPM, FACFASExamining study data, this author highlights the role of a foot and ankle surgery coordinator and the positive impact the position has on efficiency measures in the operating room.Section: Online Exclusive
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 1 - January 2015Author(s): Bob Baravarian, DPM, and Brayton Campbell, DPMHallux rigidus is a common condition involving pain and limited range of motion to the first metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ) with degenerative arthritis of the joint. Section: Treatment DilemmasTopics: Hallux Rigidus
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 1 - January 2015Author(s): Kristine Hoffman, DPMIf patients are not getting enough micronutrients or macronutrients, dermatologic conditions can arise in the skin and nails. Accordingly, this author offers salient insights on cutaneous manifestations of various vitamin and nutritional deficiencies. Section: FeatureTopics: Derm […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 1 - January 2015Author(s): James McGuire, DPM, PT, CPed, FAPWHc, and Andrew J. Meyr, DPM, FACFAS Yes. This author argues many patients with osteomyelitis either refuse surgery or are poor surgical risks. In combination with advanced dressings and frequent debridement to address biofilm formation, antibiotics can be effective f […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 1 - January 2015Author(s): Ryan J. Donegan, DPM, MS, and Peter A. Blume, DPM, FACFASPantalar arthrodesis can be an effective limb salvage option for pathologies ranging from Charcot arthropathy to end-stage posterior tibial tendon dysfunction. Accordingly, these authors share essential pearls for the challenging procedure, exp […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 1 - January 2015Author(s): Eric Feit, DPM, FACFAS, Alona Kashanian, DPM, and Jonah FeitWith the increasing participation of children in sports, clinicians are seeing more overuse injuries in this population. Using data from their experience, these authors review the treatment of overuse injuries such as Sever’s disease, navicu […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 1 - January 2015Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWSHyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can be a valuable adjunct treatment for foot and ankle wounds. Our panelists discuss the indications for HBOT, their personal experience with the treatment and keys to patient education on the modality. Q: What are your main indic […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 1 - January 2015Author(s): John Mozena, DPM, FACFAS, and Paul Clint Jones, DPMPosterior heel pain is a common complaint of the podiatric patient. The pain can be a result of multiple factors including retrocalcaneal exostosis, Achilles tendinitis or retrocalcaneal bursitis. The exostosis can be directly posterior or posterolat […]
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