Medical Publications

  • Podiatry Today, Chronic Ankle Instability and Plantar Fasciitis
    November 2016

    Can Ankle Instability Contribute To Plantar Fasciitis?

  • Podiatry Today, Hallux Rigidus Treatment, Dr. Bob Baravarian
    September 2016

    Emerging Surgical Insights On Treating Level 2 And Level 3 Hallux Limitus

  • Weight Bearing CT Scan Advancements
    July 2016

    Can Weightbearing CT Advance Our Planning For Forefoot Reconstructive Surgery?

  • Achilles Tendon Repair, Podiatry Today
    May 2016

    Emerging Innovations In Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Achilles Tendon Repair

  • Plantar Plate Repair, University Foot and Ankle Institute, Podiatry Today,
    March 2016

    Expert Insights On Treating Plantar Plate Tears

  • November 2015

    Current Concepts In Addressing Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy

  • September 2015

    Current Concepts In Hammertoe Correction

  • Avascular Necrosis, Podiatry Today
    May 2015

    Current Insights On Treating Freiberg’s Avascular Necrosis Of The Second Metatarsal Head

  • Chronic Ankle Instability Surgery, Foot Surgeon Los Angeles
    March 2015

    Emerging Insights On Surgical Options For Chronic Ankle Instability

  • Treatment for Advanced Hallux Rigidug
    January 2015

    Investigating The Alternatives To Arthrodesis For Advanced Stage Hallux Rigidus

  • Achilles Tendon, Podiatry Today
    November 2014

    Emerging Insights On Orthobiologics And Achilles Tendon Pathology

  • Avascular Necrosis, Podiatry Today
    November 2014

    Treatment Considerations For Avascular Necrosis Of The Second Metatarsal

  • Ankle Instability, Podiatry Today
    September 2014

    What The Emerging Literature Reveals About Treating Lateral Ankle Injuries

  • Diagnosing Heel Pain, University Foot and Ankle Institute
    July 2014

    Keys To Diagnosing And Treating Posterior Heel Pain

  • May 2014

    Exploring Surgical Options For Lateral Ankle Instability

  • Avascular Necrosis Treamtment, UFAI
    March 2014

    Key Insights On Treating Freiberg’s Infraction

  • Advanced Regenerative Healing Options for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
    November 2013

    Advanced Regenerative Healing Options for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis

  • Emerging Advances in Ankle Cartilage Repair
    September 2013

    Emerging Advances in Ankle Cartilage Repair

  • Understanding Lateral Ankle Triad with Chronic Ankle Instability
    July 2013

    Understanding How the Lateral Ankle Triad Comes into Play with Chronic Ankle Instability

  • Stepwise Approach For Osteochondral Lesions Of The Talus
    May 2013

    A Stepwise Approach for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus

  • Combining Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture and a Spring Ligament Injury
    March 2013

    When a Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture is Combined with a Spring Ligament Injury

  • Comprehensive Plan to Treat Plantar Fasciitis
    January 2013

    Developing a Comprehensive Plan to Treat Plantar Fasciitis

  • Human Amniotic Membrane Impact In Hallux Limitus Procedures
    July 2012

    Could Human Amniotic Membrane have an Impact in Hallux Limitus Procedures?

  • Treating Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus
    May 2012

    Emerging Concepts in Treating Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus

  • Potential Causes of Lateral Column Pain
    March 2012

    Assessing Potential Causes of Lateral Column Pain

  • How to Treat the High Arched Cavus Foot
    January 2012

    How to Treat the High Arched Cavus Foot

  • Treating Flexor Hallucis Longus Issues in Dancers
    November 2011

    Treating Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendon Dysfunction in Dancers

  • Considering Ankle Replacement for Ankle Arthritis
    September 2011

    Keys to Considering Ankle Replacement in the Treatment of Ankle Arthritis

  • Diagnosing and Treating Chronic Achilles Tendinosis
    May 2011

    Essential Insights in Diagnosing and Treating Chronic Achilles Tendinosis

  • Mastering the Treatment of Complex Ankle Sprains
    March 2011

    Mastering the Treatment of Complex Ankle Sprains

  • Great Toe Arthritis Treatment Advances
    January 2011

    Emerging Advances in Treating Great Toe Arthritis

  • Treating Achilles Insertional and Retrocalcaneal Exostosis Pain
    September 2010

    Treating Achilles Insertional and Retrocalcaneal Exostosis Pain

  • Refining the Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis and Plantar Fasciosis
    May 2010

    Refining the Treatment Algorithm for Plantar Fasciitis and Plantar Fasciosis

  • Current Concepts In Diagnosing and Treating Osteochondral Lesions
    March 2010

    Current Concepts in Diagnosing and Treating Osteochondral Lesions

  • When Pediatric Flatfoot Requires Surgical Correction
    January 2010

    When Pediatric Flatfoot Requires Surgical Correction

  • Current Concepts in Treating Achilles Tendon Ruptures
    September 2009

    Current Concepts in Treating Achilles Tendon Ruptures

  • When PTTD Causes Symptomatic Adult-Acquired Flatfoot
    July 2009

    When PTTD Causes Symptomatic Adult-Acquired Flatfoot

  • Platelet Rich Plasma: Can it have an Impact for Tendinosis and Plantar Fasciosis?
    May 2009

    Platelet Rich Plasma: Can it have an Impact for Tendinosis and Plantar Fasciosis?

  • Intraoperative Nerve Testing and Our Approach to Tarsal Tunnel and Nerve Surgery
    March 2009

    Has Intraoperative Nerve Testing Reinvented Our Approach to Tarsal Tunnel and Nerve Surgery?

  • Emerging Insights on Treating The Painful Achilles
    January 2009

    Emerging Insights on Treating the Painful Achilles

  • Current Concepts In Treating Chronic Ankle Instability
    November 2008

    Current Concepts in Treating Chronic Ankle Instability

  • Hammertoe Surgery: Can Emerging Advances in Fixation Have an Impact?
    September 2008

    Hammertoe Surgery: Can Emerging Advances in Fixation Have an Impact?

  • How to Get Better Results with Bunion Surgery
    July 2008

    How to Get Better Results with Bunion Surgery

  • A Guide to Treating Ankle Sprains from Start to Finish
    July 2006

    A Guide to Treating Ankle Sprains from Start to Finish

  • Why the Lapidus Procedure is Ideal for Bunions
    May 2006

    Why the Lapidus Procedure is Ideal for Bunions

  • How To Address Osteochondral Lesions
    September 2005

    How to Address Osteochondral Lesions

  • Podiatry Today Ankle Pain
    September 2002

    Pinpointing the Cause of Posterior Ankle Pain

  • Podiatry Today Medial Foot Problems
    May 2002

    When Medial Foot Problems have Lateral Symptoms

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    Susan C.
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