IPFH in the News
06/19 - Rachel Rader, DPM - Davis Regional Medical Center Newsroom
Rachel Rader, DPM, a member of the IPFH Scientific Advisory Board, says hydrogen peroxide is good for initial cleansing of wounds, but advises not using it for long term wound care.
05/19 - Rachel Schulz and Caitlin Giddings - Popular Mechanics
Dr. Rock Positano, Director of the Non-Surgical Foot and Ankle Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and IPFH Scientific Advisory Board member, is quoted in this article, which provides advice on choosing sandals that are properly designed for summer wear.
05/19 - Cassie Shortsleeve - AARP
Dr. Rock Positano, a member of IPFH's Scientific Advisory Board, is quoted in this article from AARP, which provides information about exercises and remedies for specific types of foot pain.
11/17 - Molly Shea - New York Post
Dr. Rock Positano, Director of the Non-surgical Foot and Ankle Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and IPFH Scientific Advisory Board member, was quoted in a recent article about women receiving toe reduction surgery in order to fit into fashion footwear. Dr. Positano strongly advises alternatives to surgery, including roomier footwear. He also warns that opting for surgery can lead to weight gain and restlessness thanks to the weeks or months of recovery time spent in a wheelchair, and, if complications arise, a total lifestyle shift.
10/17 - Hilary Mitchell - Buzzfeed
The article, entitled "23 Brutally Honest Confessions From A Foot Doctor," gives inside information from a podiatrist about the state of people's feet. IPFH is used as a key source for information about ingrown toenails.