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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...

2010-01-12 17:32:06

More than a third of National Football League (NFL) players who sustained an Achilles tendon injury were never able to return to professional play according to research in the current issue of Foot & Ankle Specialist (published by SAGE).

2009-11-03 15:21:52

Longer toes and a unique ankle structure provide sprinters with the burst of acceleration that separates them from other runners, according to biomechanists.

2009-10-30 17:07:10

When 100 m sprinters launches themselves from the starting blocks, the race can be won or lost in the first few strides.

2009-09-18 14:32:07

Marquette University has lost freshman point guard Junior Cadougan to a torn right Achilles tendon, Coach Buzz Williams announced Friday. Cadougan, a 6-foot-1-inch, 205-pound native of Toronto, sustained the injury during a conditioning drill Thursday.

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2009-07-07 15:13:06

A new study finds that age, training or participation in high impact sports do not appear to be a factor in the development of Achilles tendon problems among older athletes.

2009-01-06 14:27:40

U.S. foot and ankle surgeons predict an increase in foot pain as people try to keep fitness resolutions.


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