Podiatry Today

Keys To Preventing Tree Stand Injuries In Hunters

September 16, 2014

As fall approaches, so does hunting season.

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Taking The Time To Review X-Rays With Patients

September 11, 2014

I am sure most of you reading this are guilty of seeing a patient under time constraints and walking in and out quickly to keep the “flow” of the office going.

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How Asking Why You Do What You Do Can Improve Your Practice

September 10, 2014

Why do you do what you do? I am not asking you how you do it or what you do, but why you do it. This is a critical question to ask and answer for yourself and your patients.

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Improving The Treatment Of MRSA With New Antibiotics And Antiseptics

September 8, 2014

Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a problem that all of us confront in practice. Recently, several new antibiotics and antiseptics have become available, making the treatment of MRSA infection more convenient for the patient, more convenient for the podiatric physician, and less costly as these agents allow outpatient treatment of MRSA infections. read more

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Are You Really Listening To Your Staff?

September 5, 2014

Truth … I enjoy my work. Part of that is because it offers the opportunity to meet and speak with hundreds of doctors and staff who are fresh out of school, decades in practice and everywhere in between

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The Cocktail For Long Lasting Local Anesthesia: Mitigating Chronic Post-Surgical Pain

September 3, 2014

Swirling the opaque garnet wine around the edges of the Riedel glass allowed for the complex interaction of its fruit to escape from its mixture. After the wine hit the palate, I knew due to the structure, mouth feel and astringency that this was a superior blend of high grade, very stressed berries of different varieties

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Addressing Complications Of Retained Foreign Bodies

September 2, 2014

Retained foreign bodies are a relatively common injury and over 50 percent of foreign body injuries affect the foot. 1,2 The most common foreign bodies are needles, metal, glass, wood, plastic and stone. Due to potential complications from retained foreign bodies, one should remove them unless removal puts neurovascular or other critical structures at high risk of iatrogenic damage

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Addressing Calcaneus Gait With AFOs

August 28, 2014

I received a call from a colleague with questions regarding how to make an AFO for a patient who had a poor outcome following a spinal surgery.

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Bolstering Heel Pain Therapy And Patient Adherence At Home

August 27, 2014

The treatment of plantar fasciitis not only depends on in-office modalities but also on patients doing exercises on their own.

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When Surgeons Uncover A Verrucous Carcinoma Following Delayed Healing Of A Transmetatarsal Amputation

August 26, 2014

These authors investigate an unexpected finding of verrucous carcinoma in a 37-year-old patient with diabetes who had a transmetatarsal amputation secondary to chronic osteomyelitis. read more

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