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Update 1987 - 2020 Textbook Chapters Are Available As Free Downloads!

Here are direct links to the front end matter for Update 2017, Update 2018, Update 2019, and Update 2020 which have the Content pages hyperlinked to corresponding chapters.

Click this link to view the Update Chapter Index, which is searchable by keyword so you can locate a particular subject or author. Each title within the index is hyperlinked to the corresponding chapter in PDF format. The chapters can be viewed online or downloaded, and are fully searchable by keyword within Adobe Reader.

Please note that all publications represented on this page, with the exception of Boards by the Numbers, are copyrighted by The Podiatry Institute, Inc. and by their various authors.

The P.I. Manual, 2nd Edition: A Handbook of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

The Podiatry Institute, 336 pages, illustrated, 2008.
The PI Manual, Second Edition incorporates 50 pages of new material which encompasses topics not covered in the first edition and an expansion of the other timely topics into an overall update of all the material. Particular topics of interest include external fixation, antibiotic therapy, orthobiologics, disability and rehabilitation, evidence-based medicine and the hierarchy of clinical evidence. Numerous illustrations have been added and all the illustrations have been revised and redrawn. The use of charts and tables has been increased in an effort to convey the information in a more user-friendly fashion. A comprehensive index makes this an excellent pocket reference guide for students, residents, and podiatric physicians. The PI Manual, 2nd Edition remains the ultimate board review study guide.

Use it for: Board Review, Residency Interviews, Daily Clinical Reference.


  1. Selected Anatomy & Normal Physiology
  2. Basic Pathophysiology
  3. Selected Diseases and Pathological Conditions
  4. Selected Diagnostic Techniques
  5. The Perioperative Patient
  6. Fundamental Techniques and Procedures
  7. Basic Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
  8. Major Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
  9. Congenital Deformities and Juvenile Surgery
  10. Management of Foot and Ankle Trauma
  11. Foot and Ankle Disability and Rehabilitation
  12. Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Research 

Internal Fixation Workbooks
$75 each

Basic - The Podiatry Institute, Illustrated, 2008
Advanced - The Podiatry Institute, Illustrated, 2009

The Internal Fixation Workbooks give step-by-step instructions for reviewing the applied principles of internal fixation. An excellent resource, the text covers: instrumentation; screw specifications; lag screw fundamentals; fixation in first metatarsal osteotomies, oblique osteotomies and fractures; arthrodesis techniques; trauma of the forefoot, rearfoot, and ankle, as well as plate fixation. The advanced course workbook deals exclusively with hind foot and ankle techniques. 

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