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2013-10-11 23:04:36

Releford Foot and Ankle Institute at forefront of innovative technology to heal athletes (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Like Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard, Olympic hopeful Norris Frederick turned to revolutionary Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy to relieve pain. The athlete reported considerable relief immediately after receiving PRP injections by Dr. Bill J. Releford, medical director of Beverly Hills PRP. Dr. Releford, finds platelet-rich-plasma therapy beneficial in his...

2013-08-06 23:26:03

Diabetics are at a heightened risk for foot wounds in the midst of the summer. Marc Kaplan of Save Rite Medical wants to make a statement on the dangers of improper wound care and offer tips about how to avoid ulcers. BROOKLYN, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 With summer in full-swing, warm-weather inhabitants are frequently wearing sandals or even going barefoot to keep cool. Everyone loves the beach and having their toes in the sand, but Marc Kaplan, manager of Save Rite Medical, thinks that...

2013-07-24 23:21:16

Footlogics Canada, a leader in innovative, therapeutic foot care solutions has developed a new level of walking comfort for Diabetics, the Sensi over-the-counter orthotic insole. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in Canada and according to the Canadian Diabetes Association, "There are more than 9 million people afflicted with diabetes or pre-diabetes,” and many of these people will develop foot problems related to this illness....

2013-07-10 14:17:06

There have been dramatic decreases in the number and severity of lower limb amputations over the past decade, according to a new study published in the July 2013 issue of Foot & Ankle International. At the same time, orthopedic advances in treating diabetic foot ulcers have become more commonplace, hopefully decreasing the need for amputation. The statistics on diabetes prevalence and impact are sobering. Nearly 26 million U.S. children and adults, or 8 percent of the population, have...

2013-05-11 23:03:18

MMAR Medical announces new selection of Orthofeet therapy shoes aimed at helping more Diabetes patients with severe foot pain. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 MMAR Medical helps every step matter with Orthofeet Diabetic Shoes. MMAR Medical announces a new section to their site dedicated to patients with neuropathy and severe foot pain due to Diabetes. The new section contains Orthofeet therapy shoes, a revolutionary shoe designed to provide comfort and flexibility. According the American...

2013-01-31 23:04:19

MEDICC Review´s special issue, “Cuba Tackles Diabetes”, contributes to the global body of evidence for tackling this epidemic chronic disease. Cuba has the lowest diabetes mortality rate in the Americas. Oakland, Calif., (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC) today published a special MEDICC Review issue: Cuba Tackles Diabetes. The only English-language journal focusing on Cuban health and medicine, the MEDICC Review January issue...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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