Category Archives: Feature Article

Featured Issue Article

September 2009

Ankle balance training targets recurrent injury

Reducing sprain recurrence in turn reduces the risk of chronic ankle instability and osteoarthritis. By Erik A. Wikstrom, PhD, ATC, and Mitchell L. Cordova, PhD, ATC

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September 2009

Orthotics: Management of functional flat foot

Optimal arch height may depend on whether the goal is to control motion or dynamic balance.
By Stephen D. Perry, PhD, E. Anne Cunningham, Msc, CPed, and Kelly M. Goodwin, BSc

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August 2009

Achilles tears: Angling for optimal outcomes

The optimal immobilization angle for Achilles tendon healing may be smaller than previously thought.
By Walter H. Wray III, MD, Conor Regan, MD, Sagar Patel, BS, Ryan May, BS, and Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA

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August 2009

Diabetes: Taking steps to prevent amputation

How a Nashville intervention program decreased amputation rates by 40% over a five year period.
By Mark Hinkes, DPM

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August 2009

Rehab speeds return after ACL surgery

At this knee center, return to play is based not on the calendar but on range of motion and strength. By Scott E. Urch, MD, K. Donald Shelbourne, MD, and Heather Freeman, PT, DHS

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August 2009

How cadavers could change your practice

Modeling studies have implications for management of plantar fasciitis, stress fractures and PTTD.
By Erin D. Ward, DPM

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August 2009

Technology: Choosing a digital foot scanner

Digital scanners can save time and money, but only if they provide the clinical information you need.
By Larry Huppin, DPM

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July 2009

Patellofemoral pain takes turn in spotlight

Welcome to the decade of patellofemoral pain: Exclusive coverage from the first-ever PFPS research retreat.
By Jordana Bieze Foster

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July 2009

Diabetes: Options for Offloading

Removable cast walkers offer alternatives to the total contact cast.
By James McGuire, DPM, PT, CPed

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July 2009

Gait Analysis: The link to clinical outcomes

Gait analysis affects treatment decision-making, patient management and outcomes By Tishya A.L. Wren, PhD, Carole A. Tucker, PT, PhD, PCS, and Robert M. Kay, MD

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July 2009

Treating knee pain from the ground up

Functional foot orthoses can help relieve symptoms
By Paul R. Scherer, DPM

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July 2009

Sports Medicine: An athlete’s oasis in the Middle East

Western-style sports medicine is alive and well in the tiny Gulf nation of Qatar
By Craig R. Bottoni, MD

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