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Latest Achilles tendon Stories

2014-04-04 23:30:27

Specialized podiatry team offers pioneering care for sports related injuries. Advanced treatment options now available in Hudson County. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 CarePoint Health – Hoboken University Medical Center now offers cutting-edge reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. A specialized podiatry team, led by Dr. Thomas Azzolini, leverages expertise, experience and advancements in technology to offer procedures and techniques that enhance healing, allow for fast...

2014-03-14 20:21:35

Podiatrists at Beverly Hills Physicians provide Southern California runners with necessary treatment for Achilles tendon rupture and other foot ailments. LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last weekend, thousands of runners around the globe enjoyed a warm, beautiful Sunday by taking part in the L.A. Marathon. Successfully finishing a marathon is a fantastic achievement that requires a great deal of training - and the sort of first rate medical treatment found at Beverly...

2014-01-14 16:25:24

Prepare for sandal season early with a cosmetic podiatry procedure from the expert surgeons of the renowned Beverly Hills Physicians LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open toed shoe fashions will always be in vogue, especially in temperate Southern California. This, unfortunately, means that women will often feel self-conscious about the appearance of their feet. Offering more than Achilles tendon rupture and surgeries like that, a skilled podiatrist at Beverly Hills...

2013-12-02 10:03:20

Ultrasound-guided delivery of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) improves functionality and reduces recovery time in athletes with degenerative disease in their tendons, according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). PRP therapy is a recent development in which blood is collected from the patient and then spun in a centrifuge to separate the PRP from other blood components. The PRP is then injected under ultrasound guidance...

2013-12-02 00:20:53

CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ultrasound-guided delivery of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) improves functionality and reduces recovery time in athletes with degenerative disease in their tendons, according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). PRP therapy is a recent development in which blood is collected from the patient and then spun in a centrifuge to separate the PRP from other blood components. The PRP...

2013-08-15 23:29:26

According to sports medicine specialist Dr. Victor Khabie, while you might tear your Achilles tendon while walking or stepping in a hole, an Achilles tendon rupture is an injury that is most common in explosive sports that involve lots of running and jumping and especially sudden starts, stops and changes of direction at speed. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Millions of basketball fans watching the Los Angeles Lakers play the Golden State Warriors at the end of the 2013 regular season...

2013-05-22 23:25:03

Tips for senior runners for minimizing foot injury Carmel, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Speeding up can slow the effects of aging and mortality. According to a recent study from Bispebjerg University Hospital in Denmark published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, April 2013, the risk of death was reduced by 44% for male joggers and 44% for female joggers, with an adjusted survival benefit of 6.2 years in men and 5.6 years in women. The results reinforced findings from an earlier Stanford...

2013-04-24 16:10:28

Male athletes are the group most likely to tear their Achilles tendon, according to a new study published in the April 2013 issue of Foot & Ankle International (FAI), A SAGE journal. The activity most likely to cause the injury was basketball, and NBA players such as Kobe Bryant have been in the news lately for this exact injury. Drs. Steven Raikin, David Garras and Philip Krapchev reviewed 406 records from patients at one clinic diagnosed with Achilles tendon injuries from August 2000...

2013-04-23 12:27:52

ROSEMONT, Ill., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Male athletes are the group most likely to tear their Achilles tendon, according to a new study published in the April 2013 issue of Foot & Ankle International (FAI). The activity most likely to cause the injury was basketball, and NBA players such as Kobe Bryant have been in the news lately for this exact injury. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100920/DC67758LOGO) Drs. Steven Raikin, David Garras and Philip Krapchev...

2013-04-20 23:02:12

What's the best way to enjoy a safe running program? Dr. Ross Henshaw of Danbury Orthopedics treats athletes of all ages and levels, and offers smart training tips here. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) April 20, 2013 Dr. Ross Henshaw, a fellowship-trained knee, hip and shoulder orthopedic surgeon, specializes in Sports Medicine at Danbury Orthopedics. He is also Chief of the Orthopedic Section at Danbury Hospital. Dr. Henshaw treats athletes of all ages and levels — from the recreational to the...