Latest American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Stories

2014-07-28 08:27:07

More than 60 new topics cover treatments for foot and ankle conditions ROSEMONT, Ill., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of a year-long process of updating its educational library, the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) has added more than 60 new treatment articles to its FootCareMD.org patient education site. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130814/DC64237LOGO Articles found under the new Treatments tab are grouped into four categories,...

2014-07-21 16:26:13

?Orthopaedic foot and ankle MDs perform no-fee surgeries in four cities ROSEMONT, Ill., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Volunteers from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society(AOFAS) returned to Vietnam again this year to provide corrective surgery for children and adults with lower extremity deformities and disabilities. For four weeks in June, AOFAS volunteers traveled to hospitals and rehab centers in Hanoi and the northern provinces of Vietnam, treating...

2014-04-30 12:31:12

Making your foot conform to your shoe comes with serious risks, say orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists ROSEMONT, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's been a renewed interest in cosmetic foot surgery lately. Several so-called "Cinderella" procedures have gained new popularity as women try to wear a myriad of narrow, high-heeled designer shoes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100920/DC67758LOGO Women in the market for designer feet ask for procedures that...

2014-01-21 16:24:59

Why should you see an orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist? ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Have a problem with a foot or ankle? Wondering where to turn? Check out the newest patient education video from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) featuring Cherise Dyal, MD, of Wayne, N.J. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/DC64237LOGO) "As MDs and DOs, orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists are uniquely qualified to take...

2014-01-13 08:26:14

Sensible footwear and safe walking help avoid injury, says orthopaedic foot and ankle MD ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With much of the country in the grip of a record-breaking winter, the risk of falls is very real. Snowy and icy conditions increase the number of sprains and fractures from falls, but there are things you can do to stay steady and upright when navigating winter sidewalks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/DC64237LOGO) "It's...

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