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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.
"Achilles Tendinitis is now being treated using Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy," according to A.J.
The skeletal structure of the foot and ankle differs significantly between human sprinters and non-sprinters.
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.
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.
While the threat of an NBA lockout appears to be over, the wounds may just be beginning.
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.
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.
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