The FAOJ (ISSN 1941-6806) is the first open access, peer-reviewed international journal of foot and ankle medicine and surgery.   It is the official publication of the International Foot & Ankle Foundation. Established in 2008, the journal is the ideal platform for practitioners, residents and students to publish case related material quickly and easily for distribution through the world wide web absolutely free of charge.  Its purpose is to provide a quality journal to further promote education and research in foot and ankle medicine and surgery.

Editor-in-Chief: Dock Dockery, DPM, FACFAS
Editor: Craig Clifford, DPM, MHA, AACFAS
Technical Editor: Larissa Paulovich Rolim, DPM, MS, AACFAS
Associate Editor: Sarah A. Curran, PHD, BSc (Hons)

The application of generic CAD/CAM systems for the design and manufacture of foot orthoses
by Alfred Gatt PhD, Cynthia Formosa PhD, Nachiappan Chockalingam PhD

Prematurely symptomatic tarsal coalition with peroneal spasm in a 2-year-old
by Robert L. van Brederode, DPM, FACFAS

Neglected Achilles tendon rupture and repair with cadaver allograft, extracellular matrix, and platelet enriched plasma
by Al Kline, DPM

Prospective study of plantar fascia thickness correlated to efficacy of conservative treatment for plantar fasciitis using ultrasonography
by Gerald Kuwada, DPM, NMD

Letter to the Editor
by Robert D. Phillips, DPM

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The official publication of the International Foot & Ankle Foundation