Foot and Ankle Online Journal

Announcements for 2014: Updated submission requirements, publication schedule, and open call for ‘Topic Reviews’

January 1, 2014

In 2014, the Foot and Ankle Online Journal will begin publishing all articles on a quarterly basis. In anticipation of this change, and in order to streamline the editing and peer review process, several article submission guidelines have been updated. … Continue reading →

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Natural History of Diabetic Foot and Ankle Fractures: A Retrospective Review of 40 Patients

November 1, 2013

by Brian T. Dix, DPM1, Alan R

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Evaluation of the results of autologous blood injection in the treatment of refractory heel pain

October 1, 2013

By Muzamil Ahmad Baba1, B. A Mir2, M. A Halwai3, Arshad Bashir2, Shakir Rashid1, Omar Khursheed1, Qazi Manaan1 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 6 (10): 2 Background: Plantar heel pain is one of the most common problems of the … Continue reading →

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What Natural Therapies Have Promise For Inflammatory Skin Conditions?

September 26, 2013

Since 2006, I have used a natural based product in my practice for the treatment of plantar warts: marigold. After meeting and subsequently training with Dr. Tariq Khan at his Marigold Clinic at the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine, I have used this treatment extensively in my practice.

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‘Fast Casts’: Evidence Based and Clinical Considerations for Rapid Ponseti Method

September 1, 2013

by April Sutcliffe1, Kolini Vaea2, John Poulivaati2, Angela Margaret Evans3,4 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 6 (9): 2 The Ponseti method of correction of congenital clubfoot is recognized as the preferred management technique for this pediatric deformity. The original … Continue reading →

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Distant Intentionality Healing And Its Effects On Post-Operative Pain And Narcotic Usage After Foot And Ankle Surgery

September 1, 2013

by Gerald T. Kuwada, DPM, NMD The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 6 (9): 1 A double blind, randomized study using Distant Intentionality Healing (DIH) and narcotic analgesic use was completed. The author wanted to determine if there was any … Continue reading →

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Early arthritis of the First MTPJ without AVN of the metatarsal head: A complication following lengthening SCARF osteotomy for transfer metatarsalgia

August 1, 2013

by S Gudipati1, D Sunderamoorthy2, N J Harris3 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 6 (8): 2 Scarf osteotomy is a versatile osteotomy to correct varying degrees of mild to moderate hallux valgus deformity.

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Charcot Foot Limb Salvage Procedure with External Fixation and Medial Column Lengthening: A Case Presentation

August 1, 2013

by Mario Cala, DPM1, Beau Willis, BS2, Brian Carbonell, BS3, Scott Boynton, BS4 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 6 (8): 1 Charcot neuroarthropathy is a debilitating disease, which affects nearly a third of diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy.

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Tarsal Coalitions: A Review and Assessment of the Incidence in the Amish Population

July 1, 2013

by Mark Mendeszoon DPM, Ewald Mendeszoon DPM, Susan Orabovic DPM, Corey Valentine DPM The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 6 (7): 1 Objective: The incidence of tarsal coalitions in the general population is not clear; it is supported that there … Continue reading →

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Medial Subtalar Dislocation of the Foot Associated with an Acute Compartment Syndrome: A Case Report

June 1, 2013

by Muzamil Ahmad Baba1, M. A Halwai2, B.A Mir3, Adil Bashir4, Mubashir Wani5 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 6 (6): 1 Subtalar dislocation an uncommon injury, accounts for approximately 1% to 2% of all joint dislocations. Subtalar dislocation, also … Continue reading →

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