Podiatry Arena

Ayurvedic Therapy for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

October 29, 2014

Quality of Life and Treatment Satisfaction Observed Among Indians With Diabetes Foot Ulcers Undergoing Ayurvedic Adjunct Therapy.

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Osteodesis for Hallux Valgus Correction

October 29, 2014

Osteodesis for Hallux Valgus Correction: Is it Effective? Wu DY, Lam KF

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Walking capacity of children with corrected clubfeet

October 29, 2014

Walking capacity of children with clubfeet in primary school: something to worry about? Lohle-Akkersdijk JJ1, Rameckers EA, Andriesse H, de Reus I, van Erve RH

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sterilization stickers or batch number?

October 29, 2014

I am just in process of going from paper notes to electronic notes,wanting to know what other pods are doing that are paperless do you just put in batch number of sterilized instruments or do you still keep stickers? Looking forward to any info Thanks Jaynes

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Functional hallux limitus and anterior knee pain

October 28, 2014

L’Hallux limitus fonctionnel (HLF) comme facteur prédisposant au syndrome rotulien. Résultats après ténolyse endoscopique du tendon du long fléchisseur de l’hallux. Une étude prospective Jacques Vallotton, , Stefan Diehl, Chris Tzioupis Revue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique; Volume 100, Issue 7, Supplement, November 2014, Pages S281 Quote: Introduction Anterior knee pain syndrome (AKPS) is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders.

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Need advice/suggestions!

October 28, 2014

Hey, the problem is I have really bad smelly feet and always have done! I have tried most creams/sprays and visited chiropodists who have tried most types if treatments but nothing really works! I very rarely wear socks but even airing them out does not seem to work! I have tried everything and don’t know what else to try!!! Any advice would be appreciated!

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Questions to ask clinician for advanced orthoses experience?

October 28, 2014

Hello all! First I want to apologize if I am being out of line in regards to the forum rules, but I am hoping to get help in being pointed to a more qualified clinician, not specific answers to my own foot problems. I understand if this should be deleted or locked. After several years of treatment and clinicians giving up on me (I have the typical bag full of AFO’s and orthotics), I have called dozens of DPM’s, orthotists, and pedorthists with the following questions regarding PTTD/AAF in the hopes of finding someone who could help me: 1

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Skin patch to help heal diabetic foot ulcers

October 28, 2014

Press Release: New Drug Delivered through a Skin Patch Shows Promise in Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers Targeted therapeutic agent increases a needed protein in diabetic patients, potentially preventing foot amputations Quote: SAN FRANCISCO: A foot ulcer is typically a painful inconvenience to most people, but to a person with diabetes it could mean an infection, or worse, an amputation. But a research team at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif., has developed a drug delivered through a skin patch that not only helps foot wounds heal better, but also prevents those wounds from recurring, according to study results they presented this week at the American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress

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Assessment of hypermobility

October 27, 2014

After spending time just reading some of the new studies coming out with unsurprising results, I continue to be surprised though when chatting with colleagues how few podiatrists actually use a formal scale or any tests for hypermobility especially when working with children. I commonly use the Beighton with every child and anyone score over a 5, I’ll do the LLAS. Anyone use anything else or I’m interested to understand why they aren’t being used

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Pedorthic degree at Southern Cross University

October 27, 2014

3 year degree in Pedorthics at Southern Cross University. This is the only English speaking Degree in Pedorthics.

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