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2012-01-24 20:17:44

The skeletal structure of the foot and ankle differs significantly between human sprinters and non-sprinters.

2012-01-12 13:31:03

A team led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) has made an advance in understanding the causes of adult-acquired flat feet – a painful condition particularly affecting middle-aged women.

2012-01-05 16:03:36

Other than Olympic race walkers, people generally find it more comfortable to run than walk when they start moving at around 2 meters per second – about 4.5 miles per hour.

2011-12-12 16:02:35

While the threat of an NBA lockout appears to be over, the wounds may just be beginning.

2011-04-01 00:09:30

Dr. Ed Davis, San Antonio podiatrist, urges patients to be well-informed about proper foot and ankle health care through new online education resources. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Premier podiatrist in San Antonio, Dr.

2011-03-09 10:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --You don't have to be a professional athlete to benefit from a new procedure called platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. Used in Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward and Major League pitcher Takashi Saito, the technique also is being used to treat foot and ankle conditions in "weekend warriors" and to heal wounds in diabetics.

2010-08-24 13:37:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Foot pain began affecting Donna's tennis game, and she was determined not to let it keep her from the sport she loved. The 47-year-old avid tennis player from Arizona tried to play through the pain and rest her feet between matches.

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2010-07-16 10:15:00

When it comes to shoes, some women will go through hell for a pair of Jimmy Choos.

2010-04-30 11:50:00

CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As heel pain continues to be one of the most prevalent foot problems affecting men and women of all ages, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) today published a new clinical practical guideline to help physicians diagnose and treat the numerous conditions associated with it. Appearing as a supplement to the May/June Issue of the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, the guideline is a revision of the original 2001 document and...


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