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Proximal Phalanx Hemiarthroplasty for the Treatment of Advanced Hallux Rigidus

September 1, 2015

Multiple treatment options exist for the management of late-stage hallux rigidus. The goals of treatment are pain reduction and restoration of function.

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The Use of Osteotomy in the Management of Hallux Rigidus

September 1, 2015

Metatarsus elevatus and gastrocnemius tightness contribute to the development of functional hallux rigidus.

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Leslie Klenerman (1929–2015)

August 19, 2015

Publication date: Available online 19 August 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): T.W.D. Smith

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Dynamic arch height in runners differs significantly from static measurement

August 18, 2015

Dynamic measures of arch height in runners are significantly different from static measures, according to research from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The investigators assessed 16 healthy college-aged runners, who ran an average of 15 to 30 miles per week. Arch height was assessed using the Oxford Foot Model with the participants barefoot, first while standing on a treadmill and then while jogging; the dynamic measurement was taken at the point of peak knee flexion.

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What 3D Bioprinting Technology Means For Podiatry

August 18, 2015

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 9 – September 2015 Author(s):  By Sydney K. Yau, DPM, AACFAS, and Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS In the 1980s, Charles Hull, an American engineer, developed the first three-dimensional (3D) printer. The printer allowed auto and plane makers to design and print complicated 3D parts that were difficult to construct otherwise

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Vascular Pythiosis of the Lower Extremity in Northern Thailand: Ten Years’ Experience

August 18, 2015

Pythiosis is a disease caused by Pythium insidiosum , a fungus-like organism. P.

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Case Series of HIV Infection-Associated Arteriopathy: Diagnosis, Management, and Outcome Over a 5-Year period at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital,…

August 11, 2015

Patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can present with 4 pathology types: drug-induced vasospasm (ergotism), arterial limb ischemia, critical limb ischemia, and aneurysm.

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Extra bodyweight enhances effects of high heels at knee

August 7, 2015

Lower heels, BMI may reduce OA risk By Emily Delzell Walking in shoes with heels higher than about 1.5 inches causes gait abnormalities that are amplified by extra bodyweight, according to recent research that found high-heeled walking creates significant changes in knee loading similar to those seen in knee osteoarthritis (OA).

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