Podiatry Arena

Question regarding residential home visits

August 23, 2014

Hi all, I’ve had a booking for a residential home next week, 6 clients of a total capacity of 7. Would be very grateful if anyone has any pointers on the setup re notes. Do I keep my own and duplicate into the home’s own care plans

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Conservtive vs surgical management of stress fractures

August 23, 2014

Surgical versus conservative treatment for high-risk stress fractures of the lower leg (anterior tibial cortex, navicular and fifth metatarsal base): a systematic review Wouter H Mallee et al Br J Sports Med doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-093246 Quote: Aim To compare surgical and conservative treatment for high-risk stress fractures of the anterior tibial cortex, navicular and proximal fifth metatarsal. Methods Systematic searches of CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, SPORTDiscus and PEDro were performed to identify relevant prospective and retrospective studies. Two reviewers independently extracted data and assessed methodological quality.

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Stretching or Strengthening for Plantar Fasciitis

August 22, 2014

High-load strength training improves outcome in patients with plantar fasciitis: A randomized controlled trial with 12-month follow-up M. S. Rathleff, C.

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Question about supinated but mobile foot

August 22, 2014

Hi all, I have a 46 y.o.

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Supination Resistance Test

August 22, 2014

Is anyone attempting to quantify supination resistance and if so, how? Thanks Ray Anthony Cayman Islands

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Pirfenidone for Diabetic Ulcers

August 21, 2014

This clinical trail was just registered: Effect of Topic Pirfenidone in Diabetic Ulcers (PirDFI) Quote: Pirfenidone is a synthetic molecule, which acts as a potent modulator of the effect of various cytokines (TNF-α, transforming growth factor-β, platelet derived growth factor and vascular endothelial growth factor, among others) that possesses anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrinolytic properties. The aim of this study is to compare the effect of topic treatment with pirfenidone compared to conventional treatment in chronic diabetic foot ulcers.

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KLOX BioPhotonic System for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

August 21, 2014

This clinical trial was just registered: Safety Evaluation of the KLOX BioPhotonic System in Diabetic Foot Ulcers Quote: The primary objective of these case series is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of the KLOX BioPhotonic System as adjunctive therapy to Standard Of Care (SOC) in patients with diabetic foot ulcers. Klox Technologies website: http://www.kloxtechnologies.com/en

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Military / army boots

August 21, 2014

Hey guys, wanting a bit of your knowledge.

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“Swan Neck Deformity” of the Second Toe

August 21, 2014

“Swan Neck Deformity” of the Second Toe Corrected by Flexor Digitorum Longus to Flexor Digitorum Brevis Tenodesis Tun Hing Lui, MBBS(HK); Tun Hing Lui, MBBS(HK) Foot Ankle Spec August 19, 2014 Quote: “Swan neck deformity” of the second toe is a rare deformity. It is a hyperextension of the proximal interphalangeal joint

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1st metatarsal question – help please

August 20, 2014

Hello, this is my first time posting. I have been in a boot for the past 7 weeks and just received the results of my MRI. I first went to the dr b/c it felt like I had a rock stuck in my foot.

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