“I Can Hike With My Grandchildren Again…” – Triple Arthrodesis Patient Testimonial

Dr. Blume was recently sent a truly heart-warming Thank You card from one of hisTriple Arthrodesis patients. It goes to show the truly transformative effect that expert health care can have on someone’s life! read the card below:  

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Dr. Blume Thanked By American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

March 18, 2015 | posted in: Awards, Latest News | by

Dr. Blume was recently thanked directly by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons after his participation in their Annual Scientific Conference. Read the letter below!

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Are Bioengineered Alternative Tissues Better Than Skin Grafts for Diabetic Foot Ulcerations?

March 15, 2015 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume has published an article this week in Podiatry Today, March 2015 issue. Dr. Blume authored an article entitled Point–Counterpoint: Are Bioengineered Alternative Tissues Better Than Skin Grafts for Diabetic Foot Ulcerations? The article that IDr. Blume wrote states that there is low risk of rejection or interference with host immunity, and split..

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Dr. Blume Lectures at North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting

March 15, 2015 | posted in: Latest News | by

Dr. Blume recently lectured on Saturday, January 31 at the North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting. The meeting was held in Greensboro North Carolina. Dr. Blume lectured on local flap plastic surgery reconstruction for the lower extremity, in addition to angiosome design for incision planning for foot and ankle surgeons. He then taught..

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Dr. Blume Publishes New Chapter In Textbook On Podiatric Problems and Management in Patients with Substance Abuse

March 15, 2015 | posted in: Latest News, Publications | by

Dr. Peter Blume has recently published another Chapter in the textbook Substance Abuse:Inpatient and Outpatient Management for Every Clinician, published by Springer. He was a co-author on Chapter 38, Podiatric Problems and Management in Patients with Substance Abuse. About the text: This book is written for any clinician who encounters substance abuse in a patient..

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Dr. Blume Co-Authors Paper On Role of Regional Anesthesia in Foot and Ankle Surgery

March 15, 2015 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume was recently a co-author on a new research paper published in the Journal of foot and ankle specialists, February 2015. The title of the article is the Role of Regional Anesthesia in Foot and Ankle Surgery. The abstract below is an excellent overview of the article: Regional anesthesia has increasingly expanded its..

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Dr. Blume Speaks at Foot And Ankle Surgeons Meeting

February 22, 2015 | posted in: Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume recently returned from lecturing at the American college of foot and ankle surgeons meeting, which took place in Phoenix Arizona from Wednesday, February 18 through Sunday, February 22. Dr. Blume lectured on strategies in wound coverage in addition to trends in diabetic wound management and taught a cadaver lab for plastic surgery..

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The Role Of Regional Anesthesia In Foot And Ankle Surgery

February 6, 2015 | posted in: Publications | by

Regional anesthesia has increasingly expanded its role in the perioperative care of patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery. In addition to avoiding side effects associated with both general anesthesia and neuraxial anesthetic techniques, especially those related to cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, regional nerve blocks have been shown to improve postoperative pain and reduce hospital stay..

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Current Concepts With Pantalar Arthrodesis

February 1, 2015 | posted in: Articles, Latest News | by

Dr. Peter Blume has recently published an article in Podiatry Today, January 2015 edition, entitled “Current Concepts With Pantalar Arthrodesis”. From the article: Pantalar arthrodesis can be an effective limb salvage option for pathologies ranging from Charcot arthropathy to end-stage posterior tibial tendon dysfunction. Accordingly, these authors share essential pearls for the challenging procedure, explore..

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Current Concepts In Pantalar Arthrodesis

January 27, 2015 | posted in: Publications | by

Pantalar Arthrodesis can be an effective limb salvage option for pathologies ranging from charcot arthropathy to end stage posterior tibial tendon dysfunction.  

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