Podiatry Today

When Shoe Companies Make Misleading Health Claims About Their Products

July 31, 2014

For those that are interested, a recent article I wrote, When Shoe Companies Make Misleading Health Claims About Their Products , was just published on the Podiatry Today magazine website. Happy reading.:drinks

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Treating Vasculitis Arising From Levamisole-Contaminated Cocaine

July 31, 2014

Researchers have noted an increasing incidence in both cutaneous vasculopathy and levamisole-contaminated cocaine.

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Hoka One One: Marketing Hype Or (Another) Running Shoe Revolution?

July 30, 2014

When evaluating new running shoe styles, the old adages “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is” or “buyer beware” are good rules of thumb. Having said that and considering the class action lawsuits settled by Skechers for Shape-Ups and Vibram for FiveFingers, it is more important than ever for podiatrists to be aware of new footwear trends. PT0814Sanders.png read more

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What Are The Best Waterproof Orthotics?

July 29, 2014

Perhaps you have had patients ask you about waterproof orthoses.

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Managing Patient Expectations For Elective Reconstructive Surgery

July 28, 2014

I had a conversation with a longtime friend and colleague about the stresses of our job as podiatrists. The laypeople or even other medical specialists who are reading this may say, “Oh, it’s just a foot.

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Can You Diagnose This Malignant Lesion?

July 25, 2014

What is your diagnosis of the malignant lesion on the left?

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New Products August 2014

July 24, 2014

Patients with non-unions may get back on their feet quicker with a new and improved bone healing system. read more

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Pearls On Treating Plantar Fasciitis In Athletes

July 24, 2014

As podiatrists, we see plantar fasciitis in our offices many times each day, especially in athletes. We know what it is and have a good idea of what causes it. read more

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Exploring New Horizons In Orthotics Research

July 24, 2014

These expert panelists expound on maximalist footwear and orthoses for combat boots for soldiers. They also discuss whether orthotics can reduce negative work and under what circumstances runners should be allowed to wear orthoses in competition

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Diagnosing And Treating A Scaling Interdigital Rash

July 24, 2014

A 39-year-old female presented to my office with the chief complaint of a rash between her big toe and second toe for a six-month duration. She described the itch as severe at times

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