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2011-11-09 15:00:00

New research indicates that older people who fall are more likely to have foot pain, bunions, or other foot problems. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 Everything from slippery throw rugs to poor lighting to side effects from medications has been implicated as contributing to the growing tendency to fall and hurt ourselves as we get older according to the Harvard Health Letter. Foot pain and problems? They get mentioned but are usually way down the list, according to the November 2011...

2011-08-02 00:32:28

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can be to blame While deformities of the lesser toes (all toes other than the big toe) can be very painful, there are numerous surgical and nonsurgical treatments for these conditions that are usually quite effective. A literature review published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) shows that because lesser toe deformities are often treatable, and can be symptoms of other...

2011-08-01 15:09:00

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can be to blame ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While deformities of the lesser toes (all toes other than the big toe) can be very painful, there are numerous surgical and nonsurgical treatments for these conditions that are usually quite effective. A literature review published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) shows that because lesser toe deformities...

2011-04-06 19:16:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Most people neglect their feet, and especially during winter months. But spring is here, and feet will be on display. Dr. Krista Archer, a Manhattan foot specialist and podiatric surgeon, states that, "Feet are the most neglected body part until there is a painful problem." Dr. Archer provides 10 tips for foot inspection to prevent common foot problems: Toenails (Ingrowns) - Cut nails following the contour of the tip...

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. Ed Davis, enhances patient education through the practice's online education resources. Patient education has become a top priority for this podiatrist in San Antonio, TX. Using the practice's comprehensive website to relay valuable information, patients can now...

2011-03-28 00:00:28

Cumming podiatrist, Dr. Mark Snyder, has been selected to serve as medical director for Pro Therapy. Cumming, GA (PRWEB) March 26, 2011 Pro Therapy recently appointed podiatrist, Dr. Mark Snyder, to serve in the position of medical director for 2011. The physical therapy group based in Cumming has multiple locations in northeast Georgia. Dr. Snyder's responsibilities will include monthly chart reviews and providing medical advice regardiing foot and ankle treatment plans as needed. Dr....

2011-02-23 13:42:36

Sufferers burdened by increased pain, reduced function and decreased quality of life New research determined that an increase in the severity of hallux valgus, or bunion deformity, progressively reduced both general and foot-specific health related quality of life (HRQOL). Bunion deformity was found in 36% of the study population and occurred more frequently in women and older individuals. Pain in other parts of the body beyond the foot was associated with increased bunion severity. Details...

2011-02-09 00:01:31

For Valentine's Day, YogaPro is offering its most popular product, YogaToes®, for 50% off. Simply visit YogaPro.com and use the coupon code "LOVE" to save up to $20 on each pair purchased. Offer is valid until February 14th, 2011. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 YogaToes®, the revolutionary foot care and therapy product, is on special for Valentine's Day. Until February 14th, customers may purchase Original YogaToes®, YT Sensation or YT Sport for 50% off. Use the discount...

2010-11-08 19:59:43

African Americans in the study age 45 or older were three times more likely than whites of the same age to have corns or flat feet. In people who were not obese, African Americans were twice as likely to have bunions and hammer toes than whites. Common foot disorders such as flat feet, corns and bunions are more prevalent among African Americans than in whites, a new study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers has found. African Americans in the study age 45 or older...


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