An Innovative Technique for Refractory Plantar Fasciitis in Ipsilateral Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Mihir M Patel, Sahvan M Patel, Sia S Patel and David I Steinberg
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 03, 2016
This is a case report of utilizing a technique to help a patient resolve refractory plantar fasciitis in the ipsilateral limb that she had a blunt force work place injury that led to complex regional pain syndrome Type I. Complex regional pain syndrome can be very difficult to treat. When a patient develops orthopedic pathology in the same area as the complex regional pain syndrome, the patient can have devastating outcomes. Additionally, many solutions to the orthopedic pathology can lead to in...
New Therapeutıc Aproach in Rheumatoıd Arthrıtıs: Ozone
Gulnur Tasci Bozbas and Omer Faruk Sendur
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: May 16, 2016
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder, which leads to progressive articular destruction and disability. There are numerous agents used for treatment of the disease. However, since these agents may not provide remission or lead to serious complications, search for new treatments continues today. Ozone is a complementary therapy applied successfully for long years in treatment of treatment of circulatory disorders, cancer, inflammatory diseases and various metabolic diseases and anti-agin...
The Disconnect between Treatment Outcome Data and Reimbursement for the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa
David M. Garner, Meggan Desmond, Julie Desai and Jan Lockert
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 06, 2016
A major problem plaguing the discussion of insurance reimbursement for the treatment of anorexia nervosa is the apparent gap between research on variables associated with outcome and the formulas used for reimbursement. Outside of the mental health world, insurance coverage is driven by advanced analytics and actuarial data. However, in calculating insurance reimbursement for the treatment of anorexia nervosa, actuarial data associated with short-term and long-term outcomes are not utilized. Ins...
Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures and Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Approach
Daniele Vanni , Andrea Pantalone, Matteo Guelfi and Vincenzo Salini
Article Type: Short Review | First Published: March 16, 2016
Osteoporotic vertebral fractures and related surgical approach are more frequent due to increased average life. In most cases these fractures are atraumatic or associated with a minimal trauma but high-energy trauma are increasing in patients with osteoporotic vertebrae. In addition to the conservative treatment, several surgical procedures are available. Minimally invasive percutaneous approach is a good option for the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral fractures; it is a rapidly developing fi...