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Vets now allowed to do Foot and Ankle Surgery in the US

Posted by Tom Schwab

ObamacareApril 1, 2013 (Washington, DC)  In a stunning and controversial announcement, Doctors of Veterinary medicine will now be allowed to perform Foot and ankle Surgery on human patients in the United States under new regulations taking affect today.

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Topics: humorous, Health Care Providers

5 Great Foot and Ankle Products at the 2013 AAOS

Posted by Tom Schwab

Best Foot and Ankle Products fo the 2013 AAOSI recently attended the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons annual meeting in Chicago.  For more than 22 years I've had the opportunity to see the new an improved.  Often more expensive metal designed to make bone heal or an elaborate solution only limited by the current reimbursement cap.  After all those years, many of the real problems are yet to be adequately addressed.  These 5 products struck me as some of the greatest things I saw for Foot and Ankle at the 2013 AAOS.  Often I heard surgeon give them the ultimate compliment "Why didn't I think of that a decade ago?"

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Topics: Health Care Providers, Product Reviews

10 Examples of Best practices for Foot and Ankle Websites

Posted by Tom Schwab

Best examples practices of foot and ankle web sitesYour practice webiste is often the first place you connect with potential patients.  Even if they got a referral from a primary care provider or the ER, before they come to your office they are likely to visit your website.  Is it the first impression you want?  If your answer isn't a resounding HELL YES, take a look at these 10 great practice websites.  All have elements you can easily encorporate into your site to make the most of that critcial first impression.

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Topics: Tips, Health Care Providers

You might be a Foot and Ankle Surgeon if...

Posted by Tom Schwab

You might be a foot and ankle doc
If the last time you did weekend rounds was residency

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Topics: Health Care Providers, Laugh

5 Lessons Doctors Should Learn from Jason Peters' Fall

Posted by Tom Schwab

Jason Peters Roll-a-boutEvery surgeon is concerned with their patient's ability to stay complaint and non weight bearing after Achilles surgery.  It's a race against time:  Will the tissue heal before the body forces test the repair. That test could come at the hands of an overzealous physical therapist, an over optimistic patient or even from the smallest puddle of water resulting in a slip or fall.  For Jason Peters, the all star left tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, that test came when the ROLL-A-BOUT® Knee Walker broke while he was using it in the kitchen.  The fall resulted in a re-operation and plans to sue the manufacturer.  It also resulted in surgeons pausing to question their own liability in such circumstances.

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Topics: Health Care Providers, FAQ, Knee Walker

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