Podiatry Today

A More Effective Approach To Using A Rigid Morton’s Extension

April 9, 2015

A rigid Morton’s extension is essentially a continuation of the polypropylene or graphite shell of the orthosis beyond the first metatarsophalangeal joint (MPJ), extending to the tip of the toe.

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Why Equinus Is The Root Of All Foot Evils

April 8, 2015

Equnius has been associated with 96.5 percent of all biomechanically-related lower extremity pathologies.

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The Importance Of Assessing Risk In Patients With Diabetes

April 6, 2015

In a recent blog (see http://tinyurl.com/qz97u2z ), David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, discussed an article he co-wrote in the journal Diabetes Care .

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Remembering Phil Vasyli

April 2, 2015

Some of you may be aware that last week Australian podiatrist Phil Vasyli was found stabbed to death in his home in the Bahamas.

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Current Insights On Functional Foot Orthotics And Choosing A Lab

April 1, 2015

For those interested, Podiatry Today just published a panel discussion on Current Insights On Functional Foot Orthotics And Choosing A Lab where I was one of the panel members.

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Prescribing Orthoses: Has Tissue Stress Theory Supplanted Root Theory?

April 1, 2015

For those interested, Podiatry Today Magazine has just published an article I wrote titled Prescribing Orthoses: Has Tissue Stress Theory Supplanted Root Theory?

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Using A Topical Acne Medication Off-Label For Plantar Warts

April 1, 2015

One of the most common questions people ask me after giving talks around the country is “How do you treat warts?” It is a tough question for me to answer because 1) I love treating warts so much that I could talk about them for much longer than anyone wants to hear and 2) I have access to treatments that are not commonplace.

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When A Child Presents With Internal Tibial Torsion And Femoral Varus

March 31, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 4 – April 2015 Author(s):  Jodi Schoenhaus, DPM, FACFAS This author offers insights on the surgical treatment of a 4-year-old boy with femoral varus and internal tibial torsion. Section:  Online Exclusive

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Treating Posterior Medial Ankle Pain In A Juvenile Patient After An Ankle ‘Sprain’

March 31, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 4 – April 2015 Author(s):  Annie Nguyentat, DPM, and Meagan Jennings, DPM, FACFAS These authors detail the diagnosis and treatment of a 10-year-old, who presented with posterior ankle pain that urgent care clinicians originally diagnosed Section:  Online Exclusive

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Where Can I Learn More About Biomechanics?

March 31, 2015

Residents and practitioners always ask me where they can go to learn more about lower extremity biomechanics. The obvious reason is their desire to improve their foot orthotic therapy skills and decision making for reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. I have found the answer to this question to be elusive

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