Category: Orthopedic


Exercise as a multi-modal disease-modifying medicine in systemic sclerosis: An introduction by The Global Fellowship on Rehabilitation and Exercise in Systemic Sclerosis (G-FoRSS)

Publication date: Available online 1 July 2021 Source: Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology Author(s): Henrik Pettersson, Helene Alexanderson, Janet L. Poole, Janos Varga, Malin Regardt, A.M. Russell, Yasser Salam, Kelly Jensen, Jennifer Mansour, Tracy Frech, Carol Feghali-Bostwick, Cecília Varjú, Nancy Baldwin, Matty Heenan, Kim Fligelstone, Monica Holmner, Matthew R. Lammi, M.B. Scholand, Lee Shapiro, Elizabeth R. Volkmann

Podiatric Dermatology for the Practicing Podiatric Physician

I am pleased to present a wide range of podiatric dermatology topics that should prove useful to the physician in practice. From dermoscopy of the nails to plantar melanoma, these articles provide the latest information for the practitioner to make evidenced-based choices for patients. Podiatric dermatology is my passion in this profession, and it has always been my goal to give back to my profession with the experience and knowledge I have gained over the years. That said, as a challenge to my students, I encouraged them to critically analyze the literature and write reviews of the topics that are...

Utilization of Intraoperative Biphasic Waveform Nerve Stimulator for Performing Nerve Transfer for the Treatment of Drop Foot

This article provides the surgeon with a detailed technique guide using an alternating current biphasic waveform intraoperative nerve stimulator, such as the Checkpoint surgical nerve stimulator. The Checkpoint surgical nerve stimulator is an intraoperative hand-held biphasic device that is essential when performing nerve transfer techniques for the treatment of drop foot. This specific device provides the surgeon safe, accurate, reproducible, and continuous stimulation without fatigue or a decreased response to the nerve. An in-depth technique guide is provided while using this device while performing a nerve transfer for the treatment of drop foot.

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