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Keeping medical practice staff happy

April 14, 2015

Well-deserved praise not only induces your staff to work harder, it can make patients happy, as well. I hear many physicians complain that their staff members do not focus enough time and attention on making patients happy

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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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ACFAOM presents its Live Learning Center

April 7, 2015

ACFAOM is pleased to announce the opening of our Live Learning Center as another great benefit for all ACFAOM members. We believe it will help you fulfill the basic goal of ACFAOM’s mission, to assure that lower extremity biomechanics and medicine remain the cornerstone of podiatric practice

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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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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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Open Mic Night with Drs. Barry Block and Bret Ribotsky – today at 9 p.m. ET

March 31, 2015

Meet the Masters’ most popular show where YOU are the star. This is a great opportunity to ask questions, voice your opinion and receive input from two of the most knowledgeable DPM’s. Barry Block, DPM, JD is the editor of PM Magazine and the editor of PM News

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8 traits shared by successful physicians

March 31, 2015

We asked physicians, “What is the most important trait for today’s doctors to possess?” Here’s what they said.

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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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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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