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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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One of the main objectives of hallux valgus surgery is correction of the metatarsus primus varus deformity by osteotomy, arthrodesis, or soft tissue correction. The syndesmosis procedure uses intermetatarsal...

source: Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery

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

The evaluation of disease activity in obese rheumatoid arthritis patients presents challenges particularly in the clinical assessment of swollen joints. This study examines the effect of obesity on the American College of...

source: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology

A major challenge to reconstructive limb salvage is coverage of large soft tissue defects with exposed tendon in the lower extremity. The diabetic ulcer, particularly involving the exposure to the Achilles tendon, remains a...

source: Podiatry Management

If you’ve ever hobbled off the dance floor at a wedding with your heels in hand, you know shoes can easily cause foot pain. This holds true for all sorts of footwear, not just the special-occasion kind. Those pairs of office shoes,...

source: SELF

There’s a new procedure for getting rid of bunions that’s less invasive, less painful and has a shorter recovery time than the traditional surgery, though it’s not yet widely available.

source: NBC News


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