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2010-12-09 16:48:00

Don't let foot injuries keep you from your fitness resolutions CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In the New Year, don't forget to keep your feet in tip-top shape while following through with your resolutions to get fit. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers tips for foot safety while at the gym. Start new workouts gradually-- Increase your stamina and the length of your workouts gradually to avoid overuse injuries such as stress fractures or tendon strains and...

2010-11-03 11:50:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --Don't let sore, achy feet ruin your holiday season. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers five tips to healthy holiday feet. 1. If the shoe fits, wear it--When hitting the dance floor or the shopping malls during the holiday season, don't compromise comfort and safety when picking the right shoes to wear. Narrow shoes, overly-high-heeled ones or shoes that aren't worn very often, such as dress shoes, can irritate feet and lead to...

2009-12-29 14:20:00

ACFAS offers mothers-to-be remedies for aching feet CHICAGO, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Oh my aching feet" is a phrase you hear often from pregnant women. But are sore feet a symptom they just must deal with during pregnancy? According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) the answer is "no." There are many remedies available to help alleviate foot pain. According to Marybeth Crane, DPM, FACFAS, a Dallas-area foot and ankle surgeon, women often experience...

2009-11-18 16:15:00

Don't ignore foot pain on the dance floor CHICAGO, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being 'light on your feet' when dancing is not entirely true; dancing the night away can take a toll on feet and ankles. Both professional and amateur dancers can suffer foot injuries that can stop the show, as witnessed this season on the popular reality-television show, Dancing with the Stars. According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the most common types of dance-related foot...

2009-06-30 12:00:00

Board tricks, repeated foot impact can lead to serious injury CHICAGO, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children and young adults love the thrill of skateboarding. They learn to master their skills of "riding the rail" and "catching air." But according to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), such tricks, while fun, can be physically demanding and cause serious foot and ankle injuries. Foot and ankle surgeons around the country warn they continue to see serious...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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