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2014-02-04 23:27:17

As the excitement of the Olympics builds and fills the air, the California Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) provides an overview of how cold weather sports can affect two of an athlete’s most important assets - his or her feet. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 From the downhill rush of alpine snow skiing, to the gravity defying acrobatics of snowboarding, to the grace and power of figure skating, winter sports can be a perpetual challenge when it comes to proper foot care....

2014-01-29 23:33:28

A non-surgical remedy for bunions (Hallux Valgus) invented in Japan is now available worldwide. Tsuyama, Okayama (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 As many as one in three people are said to have hallux valgus (bunions), with the majority of sufferers being women. A non‐surgical remedy, Bochikun, which has been widely accepted overseas, is now available online. http://bochikun.com. Japanese Judo Therapist and Bonesetter, Mr Sakamoto, an Orthopedic veteran of more than 35 years, developed the...

2013-08-19 23:23:56

Adler Footcare of Greater New York is offering a new complimentary download on its website titled “Things to Consider Before Having Bunion Surgery.” The guide provides information about bunions and alternatives to consider before having bunion surgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 A new complimentary download titled “Things to Consider Before Having Bunion Surgery” is being offered by Adler Footcare of Greater New York. The guide provides specific information about...

2013-04-02 12:31:25

Bunions are one of the most common foot ailments treated by podiatrists, especially in women. BETHESDA, Md., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) today launches a new online educational resource for those wondering what that bump next to their big toe might be ... a bunion? The Beat Bunion Blues campaign aims to educate and inform women, who tend to experience bunions more often than men, about prevention, causes, and the expert medical...

2013-02-19 08:31:27

LAKE OSWEGO, OR, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bunions are foot problem that typically affect older patients; however, many Americans may be surprised to learn that youth are just as prone to developing this uncomfortable foot condition. A recent article from FOX News reveals, "More than half of women get bunions, and women are nine times as likely as men to have the problem, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Some doctors say the growing popularity of high...

2012-06-21 23:03:45

Extremely grateful for their very loyal and passionate fan base, Bunion Bootie continues to break sales records each month, giving bunion sufferers all over a way to manage, if not, eliminate their bunion pain. Henderson, NV (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Bunion Bootie will be celebrating 1 year come July, quickly becoming the most preferred non-surgical bunion treatment, and helping thousands drastically reduce, if not eliminate, their bunion discomfort. Now those suffering from bunion pain have a...

2011-12-08 08:00:00

For anyone who has experienced the discomfort of bunions or corns on their feet, relief can probably not come soon enough. Maddak Inc., manufacturer of Ableware® aids for daily living, has recently added Silopos® Gel Products to their line. Pequannock, NJ (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 For anyone who has experienced the discomfort of bunions or corns on their feet, relief can probably not come soon enough. Maddak Inc., manufacturer of Ableware® aids for daily living, has recently...

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...

2008-08-26 12:01:27

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Catherine Dolf, +1-847-384-4034, (C) +1-847-894-9112, dolf@aaos.org, or Lauren Pearson +1-847-384-4031, (C) +1-224-374- 8610, lpearson@aaos.org, both of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Study finds most patients can drive safely six weeks following surgical treatment ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Six weeks following bunion surgery, most patients' pain levels are so low that they are able to get back behind the wheel of a car...