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Anecdotal evidence is alive and well

Anecdotal evidence is alive and well

Anecdotal evidence is alive and well! As a disclaimer, I am all for refereed medical research striving to reach the correct answers so that we can all live healthier and more fulfilling lives. As to qualifications, I am constantly in an academic environment where I am...
Morton’s Neuroma Revisited

Morton’s Neuroma Revisited

Morton’s Neuroma-Revised Rewound Rebuffed Revisited Thank you all so much for your comments and support. I have received a lot of feedback and fantastic questions about Morton’s neuromas (MN) and your problems with diagnosis and treatment of such. This area of the...

On Sever’s Disease

This topic–Sever’s disease–was suggested by a reader on Facebook. “Like” me on Facebook here. To be perfectly blunt, Sever’s disease is basically the pediatric form of plantar fasciitis. Both are caused by calves that are too tight, and usually the...

The Rescue Patient: Part Two

In my last blog, I coined the term “The Rescue Patient.” While I am not always successful, this experience has given me the insight to make some useful recommendations to the rescue patient who is contemplating “coming in.” Keep in mind, most of my colleagues don’t...
The Rescue Patient: Part One

The Rescue Patient: Part One

First and foremost I am declaring that I am the first to use this term: “The Rescue Patient.” I have now made my mark. My fifteen minutes of fame may be over. If you can’t stomach tough love, stop reading here. If you are a rescue patient and you want to get...