The eagerly awaited new edition of Clinical Skills in Treating the Foot has been revised and updated with the needs of a broad range of health professionals in mind. For anyone treating patients with foot disorders, Clinical Skills in Treating the Foot will provide invaluable support through three key areas: Section 1 is concerned with the general principles of managing foot disorders and the context in which treatment of the foot takes place. Included are chapters on treatment planning, evidence based practice, governance and audit, clinical protocols, clinical emergencies and health promotion. Section 2 examines the application of clinical therapeutics to foot disease and includes chapters on operative techniques, surgery and the foot, pharmacology, physical therapy, mechanical therapeutics, chairside devices, prescription devices and footwear therapy. Section 3 considers the particular needs of special groups and includes chapters on the adult foot, the childs foot, sports injuries and management of tissue viability. With its clarity of text and liberal use of case studies and illustrations, the latest edition of Clinical Skills will be required reading for practising and student podiatrists. It will also be a valuable reference and guide for all others involved in the provision of treatment of the foot. This book has been written as a companion volume to the editors Assessment of the Lower Limb, also published by Elsevier Churchill Livingstone. Written by an experienced team of clinicians who also understand the needs of students as well as practitioners Logical and clear structure makes it easy to use for both clinicians and students Each chapter is self-contained and can be used for independent reading topics Case histories and clinical comment sections illustrate important clinical points Key points and summaries provides assistance for learning and review Features approximately 400 illustrations Half of the contributors are new - more experienced clinicians than those used for the previous edition New chapter by new author on Clinical Governance (replacing old chapter of Audit and Outcome Measurement) Major revision by new authors of chapter on Treatment Planning to reflect new developments and changes in pracice Completely rewritten chapter by new authors on Clinical protocols Major revision by new author of the chapter on Foot health education and promotion Major rewrite with new author of the chapter on Pharmacology which will have expanded sections on topical and injected steroids and prescription medicines. Major revision by new authors of the chapter on Physical therapy New section on chairside devices in the chapter on Mechanical therapeutics in the clinic (new authors involved) Chapter on Prescription orthoses now replaced with new chapter by new authors on Prescription devices.. Major rewrite by new author of the chapter on sports injuries New chapter on Managing tissue viability repaces the old chapter on the Management of foot ulcers and now incorporates the material previously covered in old appendices 1 and 2 on Management of exudation in ulcers and Footcare advice for people with diabetes.
This issue will cover the following: Examination of the Varus Ankle, Foot and Tibia, Anatomy of the Varus Ankle and Foot, Imaging of the Varus Ankle and Foot, Pathology of the Varus Ankle and Foot, Varus Ankle After Tibia Fracture Varus Ankle and Hindfoot Deformity After Talar Fracture, Varus Ankle and Ankle Instability, Varus Ankle and Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus, Planning the Correction of the Varus Ankle in Conjunction with Ankle Replacement. Single or Staged Approach, Varus Ankle - Management with a Frame, Varus Hindfoot and Neurological Disorders, Varus Deformity After Calcaneus Fracture, Varus Ankle - Adopting Your Ankle Fusion Technique
While some of the topics in the preliminary table of contents will expand upon and update past issues and papers on trauma or sports injuries, others have barely been touched upon in literature and will make a great impact on the amount of information the Clinics offers on foot and ankle injury. Some of these topics include information for treating dancers (ballet, mostly) injuries, new non-surgical treatments, pre-hab techniques, and one chapter contributed by a non-surgical podiatrist working for the GB Olympic, soccer and rugby teams, debating the need for orthoses given new technologies in turf and shoe design.
This issue will cover the following: Re-Evaluating the Classification of Posterior Tibial Tendon Deficiency, Achilles Tendon and the Gastrocnemius Soleus Complex, Insertional Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction, Tarsal Coalitions in the Adult population, Tendon Transfer Options in Managing the Flexible AAFF, Anterior Tibial Tendon Transfer, Calcaneal Osteotomies as an Adjuvant in AAFF, Lateral Column Lengthening Osteotomies, Correction of the AAFF, Recurrent Deformity in a Flexible Foot, Rigid Arthritic Flat Foot in the Adults, Talonavicular Arthrodesis in the Abducted Flexible or Rigid Foot, Stage IV PTTD
Clubfoot is a deformity in which an infants foot is turned inward so that the bottom of the foot faces sideways or even upward. Approximately one infant in every 1,000 live births will have clubfoot, making it one of the more common congenital (present at birth) foot deformities. If a childs clubfoot is not treated, the foot will remain deformed, and he or she will not be able to walk normally.
Principles of Balancing the Foot with Tendon Transfers, Basic Science of Tendon Transfers, Tendon Transfer for Ankle Equinus and Equinovarus, The Bridle Procedure, The Uses of Tendon Transfers to Correct the Cavus Foot and Ankle, Tendon Transfers About the Hallux (Jones, FHB, Hallux Varus), Forefoot Tendon Transfers, Tendon Transfers in Polio, Management of Equinovalgus Deformity, The Management of Spastic Equinovarus Deformity Following Stroke and Head Injury.
This issue of the Foot & Ankle Clinics focuses exclusively on advances being made in Latin America, in an effort to include more surgeons from Latin America who are major contributors to the literature, and give them an opportunity to share ideas. The issue will cover new techniques and advances from major doctors, academics, and institutions in Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile.
This issue will include articles on Supramalleolar osteotomies for posttraumatic malalignment of the distal tibia, Intra-articular osteotomies for malunited tibial pilon fractures , Secondary reconstruction for malunions and nonunions of the talar body, Corrective osteotomies for malunited tongue type calcaneal fractures, Joint-sparing corrections of malunited Chopart joint injuries and many more!
The scope of arthroscopy and endoscopy of the foot and ankle is expanding. New techniques are emerging to deal with diverse ankle pathology. The past twenty five years have brought significant advances in endoscopic and arthroscopic techniques. These small incision techniques result in less surgical trauma and faster healing.
Topics include: Open Foot & Ankle Fractures/Dislocations, Digital and Metatarsal Fractures, Lisfrancs Fracture-Dislocations, Navicular and Midfoot Fractures, Talar Fractures, Calcaneal Fractures, and Achilles Tendon Ruptures.