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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 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...

2014-07-29 23:16:35

Bunion Bootie is Celebrating Customer Appreciation Week by Offering an Additional $10 Discount, but for A Limited Time Only! San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Bunion Bootie is celebrating Customer Appreciation Week by offering an additional $10 discount on purchases made directly through their website (https://www.BunionBootie.com) today through August 4th, 2014. Website visitors can use the discount code "BdayPR" at checkout to take advantage of this incredible savings....

2014-07-15 23:08:42

According to post purchase surveys, many Bunion Bootie customers are referred by their trusted medical professional. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Thanks to post-purchase surveys conducted by Bunion Bootie, it has recently been uncovered that customers are coming directly to Bunion Bootie's website because a medical professional in one of many areas of specialization have recommended it to them. Bunion Bootie has always surveyed their customers so that they can learn...

2014-06-25 23:09:23

Customers respond to the arrival of the newly designed Bunion Bootie by buying in record numbers. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Bunion Bootie strives to deliver the best in bunion relief products, product development, and customer service. Most recently, they exceeded expectations in all three departments when they announced the arrival of their newest bunion splint. Driven solely by the request of their customers, Bunion Bootie recently introduced their newly designed Bunion...

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...

2014-01-28 23:26:04

Recent feedback from healthcare professionals indicates Bunion Bootie improves foot biomechanics. Henderson, NV (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Recent feedback from the practice of Kimberly Rau & Associates, Inc. confirms Bunion Bootie addresses the deformity, may prevent further progression, and is an effective tool to relieve pain and discomfort due to bunions. Kimberly Rau & Associates, Inc. is a group of Canadian Certified Pedorthists who have been providing lower limb assessments...

2014-01-14 16:25:24

Prepare for sandal season early with a cosmetic podiatry procedure from the expert surgeons of the renowned Beverly Hills Physicians LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open toed shoe fashions will always be in vogue, especially in temperate Southern California. This, unfortunately, means that women will often feel self-conscious about the appearance of their feet. Offering more than Achilles tendon rupture and surgeries like that, a skilled podiatrist at Beverly Hills...

2013-11-19 23:02:20

Dearborn Foot and Ankle Doctor, Dr. Lawrence Young, has released a Bunion Surgery Article on his new website for his 30+ year old foot care clinic in Metro Detroit. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Dearborn Foot and Ankle Doctor, Dr. Lawrence Young, has released a Bunion Surgery Article on his new website for his 30+ year old foot care clinic in Metro Detroit. The article, available on Dr. Young’s website, Podiatry.md, has common symptoms and treatment information for the common...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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