Recommended reading

The following is a comprehensive list of references which can be helpful for you during your training courses:

  • McGlmary's comprehensive textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery

This is the definitive textbook and the ideal references for the podiatric or orthopedic surgeon, resident, or student preparing for certification exams. From perioperative management to postoperative complications and considerations, this must-have resource prepares you for a full range of podiatric surgeries and procedures ranging from routine trauma of the foot and leg to compound deformities, enabling you to face any challenge with confidence.

  • Foot and Lower Extremity Biomechanics (4 volume)

These books are collections of the 317 monthly newsletters that Dr. Kirby has written over the past 27 years for the podiatry profession on foot and lower extremity biomechanics, foot orthotic therapy and sports injuries to the foot and lower extremity.

  • —Lower Extremity Soft Tissue & Cutaneous Plastic Surgery

Since publication of the first edition, the book has attracted wide acclaim for its superb illustrations, clear step-by-step approach, thoroughness and practicality. Progressing from basic information on instruments and principles of tissue handling through to complex techniques, no surgeon of the foot and ankle will want to be without this authoritative text which will aid in their recognition of conditions and provide a suitable method of treatment with the latest surgical techniques.

  • —Sarrafian's Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle: Descriptive, Topographic, Functional.

“Sarrafian's Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle”is the classic book in foot and ankle anatomy. Meticulously updated, this new edition captures all of today’s clinical knowledge on the anatomy of the foot and ankle. Detailed coverage of functional anatomy, applied anatomy biomechanics, and cross-sectional anatomy further enhances your understanding of the complexities associated with disorders of the foot and ankle.