Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 3 - March 2015Author(s): Nicholas Romansky, DPM, Colin Flannery, DPM, and William Sayer, NASM, TPI, FMSGiven that the CrossFit program can be more intense than a regular workout, are participants at a greater risk for injury? These authors provide a look at the workouts the athletes experience, the CrossFit culture and the lit […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 3 - March 2015Author(s): Bradly Bussewitz, DPMThis author details how to manage postoperative stress fractures following a first metatarsophalangeal joint cheilectomy in a 56-year-old patient.Section: Online Exclusive
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 3 - March 2015Author(s): Camille Ryans, DPMThe page at the end of Podiatry Today is reserved for the Forum. It is a usually a section for podiatrists to reflect upon their experiences — good, bad and everything in between. The lead author of the Forum was John McCord, DPM, who sadly passed away recently.Section: Forum […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 3 - March 2015Author(s): A New Advance In Midfoot Reconstruction?An emerging reconstruction system may provide more options for surgeons navigating the unique demands of the midfoot. Wright Medical Technology says its new Ortholoc 3Di Foot Reconstruction System offers indication-specific implants and instruments tailored to mi […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 3 - March 2015Author(s): Brian McCurdy, Managing EditorAn emerging electronic health records (EHR) system allows busy podiatrists to document patient encounters and their treatment schedule in one portable package. The MediTouch® EHR comes preloaded with findings specific to the foot and ankle so one can start charting on the […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 3 - March 2015Author(s): Bob Baravarian, DPM, and Brayton Campbell, DPMLateral ankle sprains are very common injuries that foot and ankle specialists frequently treat. An estimated 2 million ankle sprains occur in the United States each year.1 Lateral ankle sprains are common among recreational and competitive athletes.Section […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 3 - March 2015Author(s): Allen Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS Topical compounded medications may play a key role in the armamentarium of treatments for diabetic neuropathy, particularly patients who have multiple comorbidities and polypharmacy issues. Accordingly, this author demonstrates how compounding can optimize drug concentration a […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 3 - March 2015Author(s): Patrick A. DeHeer, DPM, Faye-Rose Grebenyuk, DPM, and David Yeager, DPMA talectomy with or without tibiocalcaneal arthrodesis may provide a viable option for patients with Charcot neuroarthropathy of the ankle. Accordingly, these authors discuss the indications and timing for talectomy, offer surgical […]
Issue Number: Volume 28 - Issue 3 - March 2015Author(s): Rodney Stuck, DPM, Brian M. Schmidt, DPM, and Peter Blume, DPM, FACFASYes. Citing the availability, growth factor content and reduced risks in high-risk patients, this author says bioengineered alternative tissues are his first-line treatment for advanced wounds. By Rodney Stuck, DPM Section: FeatureTo […]
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