Podiatry Today

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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How Combining Two Meetings Will Enhance Treatment Of The Diabetic Foot

March 27, 2015

I recently returned from co-chairing the annual Diabetic Foot Global Conference (DFCon) meeting after attending many exemplary sessions.

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Creating An Effective Learning Environment For Your Residents

March 26, 2015

We were all there at one point. In fact, we should all still be there in the midst of an ongoing learning phase

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Timely Wisdom On Priorities With Patient Care

March 25, 2015

The Canadian physician Sir William Osler, MD, one of the founders of Johns Hopkins Hospital, left a sizeable body of wisdom that has guided many physicians in the practice of medicine. I would like to share with you some of that accumulated wisdom and quotes that have served me well over the years

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Practical considerations with using HBOT for patients with wounds

March 24, 2015

Continuing a discussion of the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for patients with wounds, the panelists offer insights on contraindications for HBOT as well as insurance issues. They also debate whether physicians over-utilize or underutilize HBOT.

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