Podiatry
Botox beats steroids for painful foot condition, plantar fasciitis

Botox beats steroids for painful foot condition, plantar fasciitis

Washington: Plantar fasciitis is the most frequent cause of chronic heel pain, leaving many sufferers unable to put their best foot forward for months at a time. Now a Mexican study suggests that physicians should turn to Botox rather than steroids to offer patients the fastest road to recovery. The research appears in the journal Foot & Ankle International, published by SAGE. more

Correct treatment of common diabetic foot infections can reduce amputations

Correct treatment of common diabetic foot infections can reduce amputations

Washington: Diabetic foot infections are an increasingly common problem, but proper care can save limbs and, ultimately, lives, suggest new guidelines released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). more