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2014-08-28 16:25:19

Surgeons warn -- don't underestimate an injured or broken toe. CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big toe, great toe, or the medical term "hallux"--whatever you call that first toe of yours, it's an important digit you don't want to injure, because it could turn out to be a bigger problem than you think. One such injury is "turf toe," something that happens in football or other sports when the toe is forcefully bent in the wrong way. Other types of big toe injuries occur during...

2014-08-22 23:02:29

FasciaDerm® PFTape™ System is a breakthrough in the treatment of heel and arch pain, particularly the morning heel pain of plantar fasciitis. Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Mueller Sports Medicine is excited to introduce FasciaDerm® PFTape™ System for Plantar Fasciitis, an exciting new product that provides non-drug instant relief for plantar fasciitis. The product allows you to stay active while you heal. The package includes 7 days of relief, 24-hours...

2014-08-22 12:25:40

FRANKLIN, Mass., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface, Inc. (www.arthrosurface.com), a developer of novel joint technologies, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the KISSloc Suture System, a mini plate and suture implant intended for the correction of a Hallux Valgus deformity. The KISSloc Suture System consists of two low profile plates and a self-cinching suture construct that corrects Hallux Valgus by reducing the intramedullary angle between the first and second...

2014-08-21 23:10:41

Pedorthic practitioners are always looking for new and innovative treatments and devices such as Bunion Booties that offer better patient care. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Bunion Bootie was recently featured in the July/August edition of Current Pedorthics, a bi-monthly publication of the Pedorthic Footcare Association and the only professional publication dedicated to the field of pedorthics. Bunion Bootie is a new approach and course of treatment available as an...

2014-08-15 08:24:20

What can you do for chronic heel pain? ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There it is again: that heel pain you feel when you first get up in the morning. If you have persistent pain in the bottom of your heel after periods of rest or exercising, you may have plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the fibrous band of tissue that connects your heel bone to the base of your toes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130814/DC64237LOGO The condition usually...

2014-08-12 16:28:23

Austin Podiatry offers shorter wait times and two accessible offices in Austin, TX. AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Approximately 75 percent of Americans will experience a foot problem at some point in their lives; however, since the majority of these problems aren't congenital, there are ways to prevent foot problems from occurring. Whether a patient is already preparing for the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon in February 2015 or they're dealing with a recent...

2014-08-11 23:06:13

While enjoying outdoor sports and activities is a must, it’s important to consider foot health—and recovery—throughout these adventures, which can take a toll on feet, exacerbating pain and soreness and at times putting a stop to activity. For this reason, Australian podiatrist and founder of Vionic Shoes, Phillip Vasyli, advises taking the proper steps to prevent aches and pains before exercising. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Catching some rays in the summer sun this...

2014-08-05 23:07:21

W.R. John Morgan Brings a Wealth of Experience in Steel Toe Shoe Covers and PPE Products Newmarket, ON (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Bottomline Safety Inc.®, an online international distributor of safety toe shoe covers from leading vendors such as Wilkuro, Impacto, Steel-Flex and Osborn, today announced that W.R. John Morgan has joined the firm as General Manager. John has spent over ten years in the occupational health and safety industry with a strong focus on temporary protective...

2014-08-05 23:04:30

The Institute for Preventive Foot Health combed the literature to see what strategies might be backed by science. Statesville, NC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Smelly feet, technically known as “bromhidrosis,” are a fact of life, especially in warmer weather. Simply washing and drying your feet, while helpful, won’t necessarily take care of the problem. That’s because foot odor is caused by bacteria that breed in wet or moist environments on and around the feet; once your feet start to...

2014-08-02 23:02:31

The Plantar Fasciitis System review that was just updated by Vkool.com reveals Emma Eccles’ home treatment system that helps people relieve their foot pain fast without medications. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 According to the Plantar Fasciitis System review recently updated by Vkool.com, this is a holistic system that has already helped many people cure their plantar fasciitis for good. Vkool reveals in its review that this program is specifically designed for chronic plantar...


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