Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 12 - December 2014Author(s): Sue Hake, DPM, FACFASThis author details how 10 patients with various types of lower extremity wounds found relief and improved ambulation following injections of hyaluronic acid.Section: Online Exclusive
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 12 - December 2014Author(s): Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM, and John S. Steinberg, DPM, FACFASGiven the comprehensive approach chronic wounds require, these authors present the treatment of a patient with diabetic peripheral neuropathy who developed osteomyelitis and extensive soft tissue loss. Section: Online ExclusiveTopics: Diabeti […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 12 - December 2014Author(s): Kevin A. Kirby, DPMThe question of whether we should treat children with significant flatfoot deformity and especially those flatfooted children without subjective complaints (i.e. asymptomatic) with foot orthoses is one of the most controversial subjects within the international podiatric and orth […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 12 - December 2014Author(s): Richard Horsman, DPMWith the impending deadline for conversion to ICD-10-CM and the increased emphasis on electronic health records (EHR), this author offers historical perspective and how this combination may affect documentation and reimbursement in the near future. Section: FeatureTopics: EMR/EH […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 12 - December 2014Author(s): Philip Bresnahan, DPM, FACFAS; and Edwin Harris, DPM, FACFASYes. This author argues that it may be beneficial to treat asymptomatic flatfoot before it gets worse or leads to a secondary condition for a child. By Philip Bresnahan, DPM, FACFAS Section: FeatureTopics: Flatfoot
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 12 - December 2014Author(s): M. Joel Morse, DPM, FASPD, FASPS, FABPMDespite the benign appearance of actinic keratosis, the lesions can be pre-cancerous, making diagnostic vigilance very important for podiatric physicians. Accordingly, this author reviews current concepts in the diagnosis and effective treatment of actinic ker […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 12 - December 2014Author(s): Crystal L. Ramanujam, DPM, MSc, John J. Stapleton, DPM, FACFAS, and Thomas Zgonis, DPM, FACFASDiabetic foot ulcers can lead to an array of complications including osteomyelitis and soft tissue infection. Surveying the research and relying on clinical experience, these authors provide a guide to sur […]
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