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National Foot & Ankle Review

This document lists articles published in the National Foot & Ankle Review dating back to 2005. Please review all article titles to ensure that your paper topic is novel, and submit your proposed topic to the NFAR editors prior to final paper submission.

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Editor-in-chief: Lewis Kane
Editor-in-chief: Emily Khuc
Associate Editor: Shontal Behan
Associate Editor: Natalie Coriaty
Associate Editor: Deepal Dalal
Associate Editor: Grace Kim
Associate Editor: Stephen Kriger
Associate Editor: Katherine Pettibone
Manuscript Editor: Andrew Au
Manuscript Editor: Austin Hall
Manuscript Editor: Megan Ishibashi
Manuscript Editor: Ajaypaul Singh
Manuscript Editor: Megan Teague
Manuscript Editor: Lisa Yoon


1. Literature Review: Implementing Angiosome-guided Revascularization for Lower Extremity Wounds. (CSPM) Meghan Teague, B.S., Lewis Kane, B.A. M.S., Shontal Behan, B.S.

2. Assessment and Treatment of Ankle Joint Equinus. (CSPM) Luke McCann, B.S., M.S.

3. An Alternative for Minimally Invasive Osteotomies: The Gigli Saw Technique. (CSPM) Megan Ishibashi, B.S., Toby Ishizuka, B.A.

4. Literature Review: Double Osteotomy of the First Metatarsal for Hallux Abducto Valgus. (CSPM) Caroline Ko, B.S., Isaiah Song, B.S.

5. The Use of Prophylactic Vitamin C for Prevention of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in the Foot and Ankle: A Review of the Literature. (CSPM) Stephen Kriger, B.A., Shontal Behan, B.S., Sara Shirazi, B.A.

6. Aurotherapy: A Literature Review and its Implications for the Treatment of Hypergranulation Tissue in Wounds. (CSPM) Lisa Yoon, B.A., Jose Lingao, B.A.

7. Necrotizing Fasciitis in the Lower Extremity: A Literature Review. (CSPM) Farheen Iqbal, B.S., Mohammad Junayed Khan, B.A.

8. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections: An Introduction for the Podiatric Medical Student. (CSPM) Anmy Vu, B.S., Sandy Nguyen, B.S., Jaya Shree Rajagopalan, B.S.

9. Case Report: Achilles Tendon Repair with a Multifilament Stainless Steel Cable Crimp System to Treat Calcaneal Gait and Chronic Plantar Wound. (CSPM) Shontal Behan, B.S., Lewis Kane, B.A., M.S., Stephen Kriger, B.A., Meghan Teague, B.S..

Editor-in-chief: Sara Shirazi
Editor-in-chief: Lewis Kane
Associate Editor: Shontal Behan
Associate Editor: Thomas Curtis
Associate Editor: Albert Elhiani
Associate Editor: Stephen Kriger
Associate Editor: Luke McCann
Associate Editor: Ashmi Patel
Manuscript Editor: Johann-Christian Abordo
Manuscript Editor: Rayven Bridges
Manuscript Editor: Austin Hall
Manuscript Editor: Riley Rampton
Manuscript Editor: Dallas Valerio
Manuscript Editor: James Willmore


10. Literature Review: Associated Hypovitaminosis D with Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle. (CSPM) Sara Shirazi, B.A., Laura Lee, B.S., Charlotte George, B.S., Desiree Dalcherone, B.S., Nava Mohammadi, B.S.

11. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: An Introduction for the Podiatric Medical Student. (CSPM) Johann-Christian Abordo, B.S., Stephanie Ko, B.S.

12. Glomus Tumor: A Review of the Literature. (CSPM) Sara Shirazi, B.A., Laura Lee, B.S., Matthew Doyle, M.A., M.S.

13. Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: An Evidence-Based Review of the Literature. (CSPM) Albert Elhiani, B.S., Ryan Sherick, B.S., Chris Sullivan, B.A.

14. Barefoot Running: Does It Decrease Running Injuries? (CSPM) Ashmi Patel, B.S., Lena Sun, B.S.

15. Charcot-Marie-Tooth Literature Review and Podiatric Clinical Significance. (CSPM) Toby Ishizuka, B.A.

16. A Review of Open versus Arthroscopic Approach to the Broström-Gould Technique. (CSPM) Megan Hom, B.S., Lauren Eller B.S., Rayven Bridges, B.S.

17. Literature Review: Minimalist Shoes. (CSPM) Toby Ishizuka, B.S., Gavin Lee, B.S., Tyler Slattery, B.S., Edmund Yu, B.S.

18. Literature Review: Chronic Ankle Instability in Adults. (CSPM) Ryan Allen, B.A., Leticia Juarez, B.S., Manpreet Kaur, B.S.

19. Congenital Vertical Talus: Overview and Approaches to Correction. (TUSPM) Mohammad Junayed Khan, B.A., Alia N. Karmali B.S., Tanvi R. Kadakia, B.S.

20. Cryotherapy: A Review of Methods, Applications, and Dangers for Treating Soft Tissue Injury. (CSPM) Natalie Coriaty, B.A., Kathan Shah, B.S., Andrew Cheng, B.S.

Editor: Matthew Doyle
Editor: Sara Shirazi
Co-Editor: Deepal Dalal
Co-Editor: Albert Elhiani
Co-Editor: An-An Jiang
Co-Editor: Silpa Joy
Co-Editor: Stephanie Mita
Co-Editor: Lena Sun
Co-Editor: Dara Taeb


1. Factors Affecting the Treatment of Ankle Fractures in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. (CSPM) Nicole Cates B.A., Matt Doyle M.A., M.S., Ashley Haines B.A., B.S., Viktoriya Krepkiy B.S., Stephanie Mita B.S.

2. Sever Disease: A Review of Literature. (CSPM) Sara Shirazi B.S., Helen Shnol B.S.

3. Review of Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction. (CSPM) Kristina Chang B.S., Silpa Joy B.S., Dhvanil Thakor B.S.

4. Hypertrophic Chronic Hemophilic Synovitis: A Literature Review of the Pathologic Effects of hHemophilia on the Foot and Ankle. (CSPM) Olubukunola Oseni-Olalemi B.S., Francisco Mendivil-Moreno B.S., M.P.H.

5. The Effect of Pediatric Obesity on Foot Structure and Gait. (CSPM) An-An Jiang, B.S., Allison K. McNamara, B.S., James C. Uh, B.S.

6. Arsenical Keratosis: A Case of Mistaken Identity. (CSPM) Jacqueline C. Aranas B.S.

7. Congenital Hallux Varus Treated with First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis and a Dorsal Plate: A Case R. (CSPM) Matt Doyle M.A., M.S., Nicole Cates B.A., Sara Shirazi B.S.
National Foot & Ankle Review

Editor: Francesca Castellucci-Garza Editor: Elizabeth Tronstein
Co-Editor: Anubha Oberoi
Co-Editor: Matthew Doyle
Co-Editor: Silpa Joy
Co-Editor: Dara Taeb


1. Operative Management of Displaced Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures. (CSPM) Brittany Rice, B.S., Justin Ross, B.S.

2. Surgical Considerations in a Hallux Abducto Valgus Revision Procedure: A Case Study. (CSPM). Francesca M. Castellucci-Garza, M.S., Arjun Sandhu, B.S., Josh Stauffer, B.A., Elizabeth Tronstein, M.P.H.

3. Case Report: Osteopenic Marathon Runner Experiences Calcaneal Fracture after Abrupt Transition from Shod to Barefoot Running. (CSPM) Alycia Chen, B.S.

4. Jones Fractures: A Review of the Literature. (CSPM) Demetrius Barnes, B.S., Cynthia Luu, B.S., Anna Maglunog, B.A., Peter Pham, B.S.

5. Literature Review: FHL Tendinitis in Ballet Dancers. (CSPM) Lydia Yun, B.S., Dara Taeb, B.S. a. Distraction Osteogenesis as a Treatment for Brachymetatarsia. (CSPM) David H. Tien, M.S., Anna K. Tien, B.S.

6. The Efficacy of Alpha-Lipoic Acid in the Symptom Relief of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy. (CSPM) Michelle Vi Nguyen, B.S., Francisco Mendivil-Moreno, B.S., M.P.H., Binh Ta, B.S.

7. Ledderhose Syndrome and its Relationship to Dupuytren’s Disease: Leading to Additional Treatment Options. (CSPM) Tara L Harrington, M.B.A., M.H.A., Shanique Bingham

8. A Review of the Symptomatic Os Vesalianum: An Uncommon Cause of Lateral Foot Pain. (CSPM) Olubukunola Oseni-Olalemi, B.S., Sarah Strong-Adams, B.B.A., Jessica Potter, B.S., Tina Shahin, B.A.

Editor: Justin Ross
Co-Editor: Roberto Brandao
Co-Editor: Eve Hui
Co-Editor: Anu Oberoi
Co-Editor: Elizabeth Tronstein
Co-Editor: Francesca Castellucci-Garza


1. Lower Extremity Ulcerations Associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis. (CSPM) Jasmine Neal, B.S., Derrick Wu, B.A., M.A.

2. Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: A Review and Comparison of Current Treatment Modalities for Cartilaginous Joint Repair. (CSPM) Jessica Lickiss, B.S., Joshua Edlinger, B.S., Melinda Bowlby, B.S., Ricardo Negron, B.S., Jeremy Cook, B.S.

3. Radiologic Assessment of Forefoot Pain: A Review of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Its Key Role in Diagnosis. (CSPM) Olubukunola Oseni-Olalemi, B.S., Stephen An, B.S., Jessica Potter, B.S., Sarah Strong-Adams, B.B.A.

4. Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy for the Foot and Ankle: A Basic Science and Literature Review. (CSPM) John Shun, B.S.

5. A Literature Review: Changes in the Lower Extremity during Pregnancy. (CSPM) Jenny Lam, B.S., Brittany Rice, B.S.

6. A Review of Metformin-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. (CSPM) Gregory Vidovic, B.S.

7. First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Implant: Designs, Indications, and Complications. (AZPOD) John Sessions, B.S., Matthew Snow, B.S.

8. Case Report: A Fixed Posterior Dislocation of the Fibula. (CSPM) Xingbo Sun, B.S.

9. Literature Review: Bone Growth Stimulators of the Foot and Ankle in Nonunions. (CSPM) Justin Ross, B.S., Michael Matthews, B.A., Roberto Antonio Brandao, B.S., Jonathan Lorenzana

10. Plantar Fasciitis: A Review of Conservative Treatment. (AZPOD) Matthew Snow, B.S., John Sessions, B.S.

Editor: Jessica Lickess
Co-Editor: Kim Dao
Co-Editor: Roberto Brandao
Co-Editor: Justin Ross


1. Melatonin: A Potential Treatment to Ischemic Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU). (CSPM) Anubha Oberoi, B.S., Colyn Nouv, B.S., Demetrius Barnes, B.S., Jonathan Tran, B.S., Chia-Ding (JD) Shih, M.A., Parminder Jagur, B.S., Bruce Richardson, Ph.D.

2. Current Concepts in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: A Review of Etiology, Pharmacotherapy, and Surgical Decompression. (CSPM) Melinda Bowlby B.S., Jessica Lickiss B.S., Olivia Stransky B.S.

3. Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome: A Review of Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment. (CSPM) Eve Hui, B.S., Jennifer Jeng, B.A., Chen-An (Ann) Wang, B.S., Cynthia Luu, B.S., Chad Seidenstricker, B.S.

4. Hepatitis C Associated Peripheral Neuropathy: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Clinical Management. (CSPM) Irina Bazarov, M.S.

5. Safety and Efficacy of Light-Based Therapies for Onychomycosis: A Review of Current Research. (CSPM) Huy Nguyen, B.S., Greg Vidovic, B.S., Jenny Sarmiento, B.S., Christine Cachola, B.S., Jason Homan, B.S.

6. A Comparative Review of Barefoot and Shod Running. (CSPM) Phillip Shaw, B.A., Scott Carlis, B.A., Arun Karwal, B.A., Shaylyn McTeague, B.S.

7. Primary Plantar Hyperhidrosis: Current Concepts and Review. (CSPM) George Rivello, B.S., Jennifer See-Wah Chen, B.A., M.P.H.

8. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in Adults: A Literature Review. (CSPM) Grace Chuang, B.S., Lan Li, B.S.

9. Review of the Biomechanics of Pointe Shoes and Accommodative Accessories for the Prevention of Common Foot Ailments in Pointe Dancers. (CSPM) Jacqueline Aranas, B.S., Tiffany Hoh, B.S.

10. Therapeutic Effects of Alpha-Lipoic Acid When Used in Conjunction with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. (NYCPM) Kunal Amin, B.S., Jalpen Patel, B.S.

11. Local Anesthetics: To Mix or Not to Mix? (AZPOD) Seth Clark, B.S.

Editor: Heather Newhard
Co-Editor: Brett Shahabi
Co-Editor: Rodmehr Ajdari


1. Alternative Joint Preserving Surgical Treatments for Structural Hallux Limitus. (CSPM) Rodmehr Ajdari, B.S., Heather Newhard, B.S., M.P.H., Brett Shahabi, B.S.

2. Septic Ankle Fusion and Limb Salvage in Failed Open Reduction and Internal Fixation with Chronic Osteomyelitis. (CSPM) Jeremy Evans, B.S., Derek Florek, B.S.

3. Progression and Complications of Charcot Neuroarthropathy: A Case Presentation. (CSPM) Heather Newhard, B.S., M.P.H., Brett Shahabi, B.S., Rodmehr Ajdari, B.S.

4. Review of Partial Calcanectomy: A Limb Salvage Procedure for Pressure Heel Ulcers. (CSPM) Annie Nguyenaut, B.A.

5. Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Foot and Ankle. (CSPM) Derek Florek, B.S., Jeremy Evans, B.S.

6. Unusual Longitudinal Fracture of the Proximal Phalanx of the Fifth Digit: A Case Presentation. (CSPM) Keith Grimes, B.A., Andrew Camarena, B.S.

7. Menopausal Women and Heel Pain: Possible Correlations. (CSPM) Jennifer Chen, B.A., M.P.H., Lori Drake, B.S., Shadi Fazilat, B.S., Shun Sophia Lu, B.S., Lauren Singh, B.S.

8. Capillary Refill Time: Basic Science and Clinical Significance. (CSPM) Michael Crawford, B.S., Dwayne Chang, B.S., Jeremy Evans, B.S., Jack Harvey, B.S., Derek Florek, B.S.

9. The Effect of Frequent Student Testing in Multiple Disciplines on Student Performance, Retention, and Overall Success, and its Correlation to Podiatric Medicine. (CSPM) Nishi K. Singh, B.S.

Editor: Debbie Sith
Co-Editor: Christy King


1. Forefoot Amputation in Diabetic Patients. (CSPM) Christy King, B.A., Mher Vartivarian, B.S.

2. Peroneal Subluxation Injury: A Review of Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment of an Uncommon Misdiagnosed Condition. (CSPM) Shahan Vartivarian, B.S., Gregory Tovmassian, A.S., Sam Nosrati, B.S.

3. Predislocation Syndrome: Progressive Instability of the Second Metatarsalphalangeal Joint. (CSPM) Sam Nosrati, B.S., Gregory Tovmassian, A.S., Shahan Vartivarian, B.S.

4. Subtalar Joint Dislocation: A Look at a Rare Injury. (CSPM) Colin Traynor, B.S., Sean Dougherty, B.A.

5. Review of Tarsal Coalitions. (CSPM) Judianne Walker, B.S.

6. Polydactyly: A Review and an Unusual Case Study. (TUSPM) Manoj Lal, B.S.

7. Evaluation of Gout and its Various Treatments. (CSPM) Jamie Bakal, B.S., Jessica Chong, B.S., Chatra Klaisri, B.S.

8. Evaluation of Treatments for Diabetic Foot Ulcers. (CSPM) Debbie Sith, B.S, Connie Choy, Tony Nguyen, B.S.

Editor: Heather McGuire
Co-Editor: Azar Dastgah


1. Glycated Gelatin Displayed Optical Properties that Differed from Non-Glycated Gelatin: Inferences for Optical Properties of Diabetic versus Non-Diabetic Human Skin in Laser Doppler Modalities. (TUSPM) Duane Romana, B.A., M.S., Reema Dua, B.S., James Furmato, D.P.M., Jinsup Song, D.P.M., Ph.D.

2. Charcot Arthropathy. (CSPM) Mona Dini, Danielle Ronyak.

3. Cuboid Syndrome and Cuboid Manipulation: An Illustrative Case Study. (CSPM) Janelle Tate, Alicia Rosario.

4. Use of the Kirby View for Preoperative Frontal Plane Evaluation in Reconstructive Flatfoot Surgery. (CSPM) Heather McGuire, B.S., Lynn Kovacevich, B.S.

5. Morton’s Neuroma. (CSPM) Azar Dastgah, B.S., Amir Dastgah, B.S.

6. Etiology of Overuse Injuries in Runners. (CSPM) Kenneth Maisak.

7. A Comparison of Sole Thickness Values between Post-Operative Shoe Gear and Commonly Worn Shoe Gear: Is There Potential for Iatrogenic Limb Length Discrepancy? (SCPM) Jason Woods, Janson Holm, Jordan Sikes.

8. Review of Recent Literature on Diagnosis and Treatment of Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome. (AZPOD) Karolina Dybowski.

9. The Evolution of the Use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (V.A.C. Therapy). (TUSPM) Camille Ryans, B.A.

Editor: Staci McCorvey Bogin
Co-Editor: Rachel Hoyal


1. The Charcot Foot: A Case Report. (CSPM) Rachel Hoyal, B.A.

2. An Interdigital Incisional Approach with Deep Transverse Metatarsal Ligament Release to Treat Morton’s Metatarsalgia in a Woman with Hallux Rigidus and Limb Length Discrepancy: A Case Teport. (TUSPM) Jake I. Lee.

3. A. Fixation of Proximal Crescentic Osteotomy with a Bone Plate Reduces Post-Operative Non-Weight Breaking Period: A Case Report. (CSPM) Daniel Sunboliyan, B.A.

4. Ilizarov Reduction of a Congenital Pseudoarthrosis of the Tibia: A Case Presentation. (BUSGMS) Sarah E McCurdy, B.A.

5. Modern Overview of the Accessory Bones of the Foot. (CSPM) Hamed Nasl.

6. Geometric and Mechanical Testing of a Novel Treatment for Hallux Valgus Using a Crescentic Scarf Osteotomy. (SCPM) Russel Pendleton, B.S., Leland Jaffe, B.S., Megan Lynam, B.S., Roy Lidtke, D.P.M., C.Ped.

7. Etiologies of Plantar Fasciitis. (CSPM) Damon Namvar, B.S.

8. Improper Shoe Fit: Correlation with Foot Pain and Forefoot Pathology. (SCPM) Latoya D. Carson, Princess A. Hatcher, Kristine M. Thompson.

9. Klippel-Trenauany-Weber Syndrome: A Literature Review. (TUSPM) Eliza AddisThomas, B.A., Edna Reyes, B.S.

10. Visceral Abdominal Fat: A Key Exercise Target for Preventing Diabetes. (NYCPM) Emily Splichal, B.S., C.P.T.