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Current Insights On Differentiating Vascular Pain From Neuropathic Pain

Not infrequently we face patients who have diabetes or other comorbid conditions with which vascular disease and neuropathy are both associated. At times, differentiating vascular pain from neuropathic pain can be difficult. In a patient with diabetes,...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Kudos To JAPMA On Tackling Fall Prevention

This month, the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association (JAPMA) published an entire issue devoted to the subject of the prevention of falls in older people (volume 103, issue 6). This publication represents a landmark contribution from th...

 
 
 

Current Insights On Diagnosing And Treating Osteochondromas

There are many types of soft tissue masses or tumors that an individual may suffer from as well as many different types of bone tumors, both benign and malignant. These tumors have varying characteristics as well as age of onset. One can find many of t...

 

How An Unmatched Podiatry Graduate Is Forging Ahead

Every once in a while, I have a guest blogger write for me. This month, I have asked Aaron Warnock, DPM, to contribute his thoughts on going unmatched for a residency program and his future. I met with Dr. Warnock and was pleasantly surprised by his po...

 
 
 
 

Should You Use First Ray Cutouts For Pes Cavus Feet?

A while back, I wrote a blog on why I rarely recommend first ray cutouts (see http://prolaborthotics.com/Blog/tabid/90/EntryID/113/Default.aspx ). More recently, a colleague asked if I would recommend a first ray cutout for a pes cavus foot with planta...

 
 

An Unlikely Blog Topic That Can Drive Traffic To Your Site

I have been blogging since 2007 and a quick review of my all-time-stats (1.3 million views and counting) reveals that “top of the foot bump” is the most popular online search term that directs readers to my blog. Searching that term will lead to se...

 
 

Looking Deeper Into AdvaMed’s Code Of Ethics

Dear Mr. Van Haute, I read with great interest your recent online-exclusive article for Podiatry Today entitled “Why Your Sales Rep Doesn’t Bring You Flowers Anymore” (see http://www.podiatrytoday.com/why-your-sales-rep-doesn%E2%80%99t-bring-yo....

 

Essential Treatment Tips For Polydactyly

Polydactyly literally means “many digits.” The condition can occur on its own or from a genetic or familial inheritance pattern. The supernumerary digit may be a fully functional digit or a skin tag-type of digit that is non-functional. Polydactyly...

 

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