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Board Review Surgery

Tendon Balancing for Forefoot Ulcers and Foot Pain

James Laborde, MD, MS

James Laborde, MD, MS discusses primary tendon balancing for intervention with specific foot ulcers and for pain relief. Dr Laborde offers specific examples from his practice and from the literature where the procedures have worked better than more traditional methods.

CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Explain how tendon imbalance can cause forefoot ulcers and foot pain
  2. Describe tendon balancing techniques
  3. Describe how primary tendon balancing can successfully treat forefoot ulcers, foot pain and prevent recurrence3. Describe how primary tendon balancing can successfully treat forefoot ulcers, foot pain and prevent recurrence
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  • CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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    Release Date: 01/01/2016 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • Author
  • James Laborde, MD, MS

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
    LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans

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    James Laborde Dr Laborde has nothing to disclose