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March 6, 2015

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Why The ACFAS Conference Represents The Best Of Our Profession

March 4, 2015

Did you attend the recent American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) Annual Scientific Conference?

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Key Insights On Managing CrossFit Injuries

February 27, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 3 – March 2015 Author(s):  Nicholas Romansky, DPM, Colin Flannery, DPM, and William Sayer, NASM, TPI, FMS Given that the CrossFit program can be more intense than a regular workout, are participants at a greater risk for injury? These authors provide a look at the workouts the athletes experience, the CrossFit culture and the literature on injuries.

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Can Sensors And Balance Exercises Improve Balance And Reduce Fall Risk In People With Diabetic Neuropathy?

February 26, 2015

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy can be a risk factor for falls due to deficits in sensory and motor skills that can lead to proprioceptive difficulties. In a new study in Gerontology , my coauthors and I investigate the use of interactive balance training to increase postural stability. 1

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New Products March 2015

February 23, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 3 – March 2015 Author(s):  A New Advance In Midfoot Reconstruction? An emerging reconstruction system may provide more options for surgeons navigating the unique demands of the midfoot

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Assessing The Talectomy For Charcot Ankle Deformity

February 23, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 3 – March 2015 Author(s):  Patrick A. DeHeer, DPM, Faye-Rose Grebenyuk, DPM, and David Yeager, DPM A talectomy with or without tibiocalcaneal arthrodesis may provide a viable option for patients with Charcot neuroarthropathy of the ankle. Accordingly, these authors discuss the indications and timing for talectomy, offer surgical pearls and review results from the literature

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When Should You Operate On The Charcot Foot?

February 20, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 3 – March 2015 Author(s):  Valerie L. Schade, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAOM Following a delayed diagnosis of Charcot foot, physicians may turn to surgery to salvage the limb although there are debates surrounding the timing of surgery. In a thorough review of the literature, this author reviews the impact of Eichenholtz staging upon treatment interventions and weighs the pros and cons of arthrodesis and exostectomy procedures.

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Are That Many Patients Really Allergic To Latex?

February 20, 2015

Back down at the Himalayan base camp, time passed very slowly and one could only down so much fermented yak milk, which my Sherpa guides called “archi.” Damn, how I would kill for a nice cabernet.

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How Acanthosis Nigricans Can Indicate Insulin Resistance Or Diabetes

February 18, 2015

Acanthosis nigricans is a skin disorder characterized by velvety, papillomatous, hyperkeratotic, darkly pigmented skin lesions found in body folds such as the axilla and neck. In obese patients, the presence of acanthosis nigricans is an indicator of insulin resistance or diabetes mellitus.

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Finding a job in healthcare: Performance reviews

February 17, 2015

Once a year, I have the pleasure of being a guest lecturer for an ethics and social leadership class at a local university. The class participants include master’s students in nursing and healthcare informatics

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