Podiatry Arena

Leg Length Discrepancy – Another School of Thought

September 1, 2015

These two videos turned up in my alerts this AM; they are a couple of yrs old/ This link also was in my alerts as well: Why Your Body is Not Like a Car Quote: The argument goes something like this: ?Your body is like a car. If parts of your car are out of alignment, it?s going to put uneven stress on the wheels and somewhere down the line your car is going break down. So too, if your body is out of alignment then your joints and muscles will be more stressed, which causes your body to break down and get hurt.?

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“The surgeons who saw feet in half, and aren’t even real doctors!”

August 31, 2015

The DailyMail again: The surgeons who saw feet in half ? and aren?t even real doctors! Children?s author Joyce Dunbar seven-year ordeal is a grim warning to ANYONE considering routine bunion surgery Quote: ?Foot specialists? called podiatrists commonly offering complex procedures Involves ‘shaving’ part of the bone away, while metatarsal is sawed in two The medical community has repeatedly warned against having operation Joyce Dunbar, 71, was left unable to walk from botched bunion surgery Quote: JOYCE’S CASE PROVES PODIATRY MUST BE MORE TRANSPARENT

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L3000 WRVU Equivalent

August 29, 2015

I am currently in negotiations with a large hospital network in which I am renegotiating my contract.

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In Defense of Tissue Stress Theory

August 29, 2015

Dr. William Orien penned a letter to Podiatry Today magazine last month which was critical of my article on Tissue Stress Theory

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3d Printed Brace for lateral ankle instabilty

August 29, 2015

http://www.exo-l.com/en/the-product Attached Images exo-l.JPG (33.7 KB)

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The Aching Foot

August 29, 2015

Well early on it hurt where the fascia joins the heel. This went on for 6 months. Now less heel pain but hurts on the arch region and on top of the arch area of the foot

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Journalist with a question about Grierson-Gopalan Syndrome

August 27, 2015

Hi everyone, I’m a writer at an international website hoping to put together a one-off science piece about Grierson-Gopalan, or as I learned about it, “Red hot foot syndrome.” I find this condition particularly interesting as it is most prevalent in young women and I’d like to learn more. I’m particularly interested in how genetics and psychosomatic symptoms play into it. If anyone is interested in talking to me as an expert, please let me know! Best, Claire clairecarusillo@gmail.com

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Open letter to Society members

August 27, 2015

Let me begin by saying this is an open letter to the Society and all those other paid up members?these are my beliefs and thoughts about factual situations and scenarios.

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Prognostic Value of Diagnostic Sonography in Patients With Plantar Fasciitis

August 27, 2015

Prognostic Value of Diagnostic Sonography in Patients With Plantar Fasciitis. Fleischer AE, Albright RH, Crews RT, Kelil T, Wrobel JS J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Aug 25.

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Jamacian Sprint sucess = symmetrical knees

August 27, 2015

symmetrical knees you say Daily Mail so you have been warned Usain Bolt and other Jamaican sprinters’ secret to success on the track could be their symmetrical knees For their study, published in have published their work in the journal PLOS ONE, the researchers measured the knees of 74 elite Jamaican sprinters and a control group of 116 non-sprinting Jamaicans of the same age and sex and similar in size and weight. Robert Trivers, an evolutionary biologist and professor of anthropology and biology in the School of Arts and Sciences, set out with his colleagues to find out if there was something about the symmetry of their knees that might partly explain this phenomenon.

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