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3 ways to get your OSHA compliance up to speed

August 25, 2015

Physician practices have a lot of regulatory responsibilities to juggle, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance measures, which ensure a safe working environment, too often become a dangerously low priority, according to a recent article from Medical Practice Insider. Putting OSHA on the back burner, however, leaves practices open to audits, safety issues and financial penalties

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Overcoming barriers to adopting the total contact cast in your practice

August 25, 2015

Offloading is an integral part of the comprehensive algorithm to heal a diabetic foot ulcer. Multiple studies have shown the total contact cast is the best modality out of all the available methods to offload the plantar foot ulcer

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Driving safety: The effects of lower extremity impairment

August 25, 2015

The question of when or if it’s safe for patients to drive after surgery or while wearing a lower extremity orthotic device is one practitioners should address. But, in the absence of formal guide­lines, clinicians’ advice is often inconsistent.

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Eating disorders relatively common in diabetes

August 25, 2015

Disordered eating behaviors are more common among individuals with diabetes than in the general population, according to Lori Laffel, M.D., MPH, chief of the section on pediatric, adolescent, and young adult diabetes at Joslin Diabetes Center and professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School in Boston.

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Video: Study confirms successful use of mild compression diabetic sock to treat lower extremity edema

August 25, 2015

At the Pedorthic Footcare Association and American Podiatric Medical Association Combined Meeting, Michelle Winder, third-year student at Dr.

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VA study examines use of medicinal maggots to heal diabetic foot ulcers

August 25, 2015

These aren’t your grandfather’s maggots. Maggot, or larval, therapy has been around since ancient times as a way to heal wounds

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Waves of change: Helping staff navigate the turbulent tides of healthcare

August 25, 2015

With an emphasis on reducing costs while improving quality and access, the transformation of the U.S.

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Meet Jennifer White, ESQ — today at 9 p.m. ET

August 18, 2015

Jennifer White, ESQ will be the guest on today’s Meet the Masters audio-conference (at 9 p.m. ET) with host, and former ACFAOM president, Dr. Bret Ribotsky

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A randomized controlled trial of custom foot orthoses for the treatment of plantar heel pain

August 18, 2015

Up to 10 percent of people will experience heel pain. The purpose of this prospective, double-blind, randomized clinical trial was to compare custom foot orthoses, prefabricated foot orthoses, and sham insole treatment for plantar fasciitis

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