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The prevalence of burnout among physicians in the United States is at an alarming level. Although practicing medicine may be highly fulfilling and meaningful, U.S. physicians suffer more burnout, manifesting as emotional exhaustion and depersonalization, than other American...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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The practice of medicine in our current healthcare system is making physicians sick, with levels of burnout and mental strain increasing across every specialty. Burnout has become so bad that physicians are increasingly leaving the workforce, with the 2016 Physicians Foundation...

source: Medical Economics

The hypermobility theory of the first ray is the reason for the popularization of procedures such as the modified Lapidus procedure involving arthrodesis of the first tarsal-metatarsal joint for correction of hallux valgus deformity.

source: Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

An ACFAOM Certified Clinical Podiatric Medical Assistant (CCPMA) can perform routine nail care, pre-treatment...

source: ACFAOM

The ankle is a frequent site of arthropathy in patients with hemophilia, but orthotic devices and orthopedic shoes can help relieve this pain. New research suggests that carbon fiber ankle foot orthoses and orthopedic shoes also appear to have gait-related advantages in...

source: Lower Extremity Review

Healing wounds requires adequate circulation, no infection, offloading and regular debridement. But after all that, dressings are useful to protect and maintain the wound environment to facilitate healing. It would be too presumptuous...

source: Podiatry Management

Barbara Aung DPM writes: I have been using a new multispectral infrared camera, the KD203 (Kent Imaging), for a few weeks now. My patients and I have been wowed by the images but I have been impressed more by the relevant clinical information...

source: Podiatry Today


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