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April 1, 2015

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Sports Related Foot and Ankle Injuries

April 1, 2015

This issue of Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related foot and ankle injuries. A variety of topics from acute osseous and soft tissue injuries to overuse lower extremity injuries and rehabilitation are very well covered by our guest editor, Dr Langer, and invited authors. Special attention is emphasized in treating the competitive athlete as well as the physically active older individuals and aging athletes.

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Return To Play After An Ankle Sprain: How Do I Make The Proper Decision?

March 5, 2015

I just returned from participating as a faculty member at the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine 2015 Southeast National Conference.

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Acute Forefoot and Midfoot Injuries

February 10, 2015

Forefoot and midfoot injuries in the athlete are common. Injuries of the digits include subungual hematomas and fractures. Metatarsal fractures occur frequently in sports, and their treatments range greatly.

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Dynamic Techniques for Clinical Assessment of the Athlete

February 3, 2015

Clinical diagnostic tests objectively evaluate lower extremity ailments of the athlete.

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Two Emerging Technologies for Achilles Tendinopathy and Plantar Fasciopathy

February 3, 2015

Some common overuse injuries, such as Achilles tendinopathy and plantar fasciitis (or fasciopathy), can be refractory to treatment. When standard treatment options fail, operative intervention often becomes the treatment of last resort. Recently, newer technologies have been developed and refined, and can provide potential benefits for these conditions using noninvasive and minimally invasive approaches.

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The Podiatrist as a Member of the Sports Medicine Team

January 9, 2015

This article reviews the history of sports medicine highlighting the “jogging boom” of the 1970s and the advocacy of Dr George Sheehan which boosted the position of podiatry in sports medicine. Significant events in mainstream sports medicine that promoted the rise of podiatric medicine are discussed

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Principles of Rehabilitation and Return to Sports Following Injury

January 8, 2015

Rehabilitation of an athlete can present its own challenges. Few protocols are available to guide physicians in proper return to sport.

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