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Managing challenging patient relationships

Challenges in healthcare are the norm. However, some patients present significant challenges to healthcare professionals and the care environment that rise to the point of creating unnecessary risk. While healthcare providers and their staff should always attempt to...

source: By Christina Thielst
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Since my first article appeared in Physicians Practice in 2011, I’ve heard from numerous medical professionals, who have contacted me to ask questions, seek advice, express opinions, and extend compliments. And while some have disagreed with my suggestions, many more...

source: Physicians Practice

Age-related slowing of gait speed predicts many clinical conditions in later life. Researchers examined the kinematic and kinetic mechanisms of how lower extremity power training increases healthy old adults' gait speed.

source: Gait & Posture

An ACFAOM Certified Clinical Podiatric Medical Assistant (CCPMA) can perform routine nail care, pre-treatment foot exams, collect client health information correctly, set up a sterile field and much more. Click here for additional information about the CCPMA qualification...

source: ACFAOM

After bilateral first MPJ hemiarthroplasty fails in an active 45-year-old woman, these authors note how a revisional fusion led to a pain-free result and discuss how better recognition of an underlying biomechanical pathology may have prevented multiple procedures.

source: Podiatry Today

Having a healthy baseline HbA1c reading or improving blood glucose levels did not improve wound healing time among patients with diabetic foot ulcers, according to a new observational study. Though chronically high blood glucose levels are known harbingers of wound development,...

source: McKnight's Long-Term Care News

At the International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress, Kenneth Hunt, M.D., discussed the three most common foot and ankle injuries in extreme sports athletes. Hunt said he most often saw calcaneal fractures because patients have...

source: Orthopedics Today


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