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2013-04-07 23:01:04

Dr. Marc Blatstein recently launched a new informative site at http://www.drmarcblatstein. (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 Dr. Marc Blatstein is glad to announce the launch of his new website. The website is Drmarcblatstein.com and is set up as an informative site to help people understand the pain that they are feeling in their feet and ankles. For over twenty years Dr. Blatstein has served both Florida and Maryland as a top tier Podiatrist. Dr. Marc Blatstein has seen several patients in his...

2013-02-12 14:47:33

New research in The FASEB Journal, based on carbon-14 dating, shows that despite repeated high-impact loading, the Achilles tendon is not renewed, but stays the same throughout adult life Notorious among athletes and trainers as career killers, Achilles tendon injuries are among the most devastating. Now, by carbon testing tissues exposed to nuclear fallout in post WWII tests, scientists have learned why: Like our teeth and the lenses in our eyes, the Achilles tendon is a tissue that does...

2012-12-02 05:04:21

"Achilles Tendinitis is now being treated using Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy," according to Dr. Farshchian , the medical director for The Center for Regenerative Medicine. (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 "Achilles Tendinitis is now being treated using Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, the medical director for The Center for Regenerative Medicine. Achilles tendonitis refers to irritation and inflammation of the Achilles tendon which is located in...

2012-08-17 23:00:27

"Achilles Tendinitis is now being treated using Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy," according to Doctor Farshchian MD, the medical director for The Center for Regenerative Medicine (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 "Achilles Tendinitis is now being treated using Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, the medical director for The Center for Regenerative Medicine. Achilles tendonitis refers to irritation and inflammation of the Achilles tendon which is located in...

2012-08-14 06:28:23

GULF BREEZE, Fla., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine offers a new advanced treatment that quickly and safely removes the source of tendon pain. As one of the first doctors in the country trained to perform the revolutionary Focused Aspiration of Scar Tissue (FAST(TM)) procedure, Josh Hackel, M.D., helps patients suffering from tendon and soft tissue injuries such as tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, jumper's knee, Achilles...

2012-07-05 10:27:53

Could lead to treatments saving the UK economy billions of pounds Tendon disorders cost the UK economy more than £7bn a year and now scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have identified a vital component of tendons which could help treat them. The research, published in the highly regarded Royal Society journal Interface today (4 July), found that a component of tendons known as the interfascicular matrix (IFM) is essential for their function. "Tendon disorders are...

2012-06-10 23:00:04

"Achilles Tendinitis is now being treated using Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, the medical director for The Center for Regenerative Medicine. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 10, 2012 "Achilles Tendinitis is now being treated using Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, the medical director for The Center for Regenerative Medicine. Achilles tendonitis refers to irritation and inflammation of the Achilles tendon which is...

2012-05-23 23:01:09

Dr. Bill Releford Successfully Treats Chronic Achilles Tendonitis and Retrocalcaneal Bursitis with Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (P.R.P.) in Olympic Hopeful Antonette Carter Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Dr. Bill J. Releford, DPM, medical director and founder of the Releford Foot and Ankle Institute, announced today that usage of platelet rich plasma therapy (P.R.P.) can be beneficial in the treatment of chronic achilles tendonitis and retrocalcaneal bursitis. The patient was...

2012-03-14 08:00:00

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society offers injury prevention advice ROSEMONT, Ill., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sports enthusiasts will be glued to the NCAA basketball playoffs this month, rooting for their alma mater or favorite college team. For many children and teens March madness coverage inspires them to excel. However, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 3.5 million children and teens get hurt annually playing organized...

2012-01-24 20:17:44

The skeletal structure of the foot and ankle differs significantly between human sprinters and non-sprinters, according to Penn State researchers. Their findings not only help explain why some people are faster runners than others, but also may be useful in helping people who have difficulty walking, such as older adults and children with cerebral palsy. According to Stephen Piazza, associate professor of kinesiology, the research is the first to use magnetic resonance imaging to...