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2014-05-09 23:01:44

It’s spring at last, and with it comes a welcome return to outdoor activity. If you’re taking your fitness regimen outside, after months of exercising indoors, be aware that running or jogging on roads and trails means a major change to the impact exerted on feet and ankles. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Stress fractures are a unique type of injury that occurs when the bones are overworked. The lower extremity, and specifically the foot and ankle region, accounts for the majority...

2014-02-27 12:28:06

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased mobility and freedom during post-op surgery can do wonders for a patient's attitude. And a positive attitude is proven to have drastic effects on the body's ability to heal. Recent advances in foot and ankle surgery have made operations smoother and new tools have made repair work more durable. This has paved the way to an even speedier recovery--or at least one that feels faster because it's less cumbersome. Foot and ankle surgeons...

2014-02-24 16:21:31

Orficast(TM) offers an easy way to provide support and/ or protection with unmatched patient comfort and ease of use JERICHO, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orfit Industries America, North American subsidiary of Orfit Industries, a world leader in the development, and manufacture of thermoplastic splinting materials today announced that it has launched Orficast(TM), a new moldable thermoplastic for simple finger splints, thumb splints and supportive bandage wraps. This stretchable,...

2013-12-05 23:24:09

InventHelp, founded in 1984, is attempting to submit the Protect A Cast to applicable companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 An inventor from Lebanon, Pa., knows the importance of cast care during the healing of an injured foot, ankle or leg. "My friend broke his heel and had to keep it warm during cold weather, but socks weren’t adequate for this task," he said. "This inspired me to design a solution to this problem." He then...

2013-11-12 23:19:32

CastCoverz!, the leading global manufacturer, e-tailer and innovator of essential orthopedic soft goods introduces animal inspired children's arm cast covers. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 As a rule, children are afraid of doctors and breaking a bone compounds the problem. Luckily, CastCoverz!, the global leader of cast covers, eases parent and children’s anxiety with the innovative, CastCritterz! Annette d. Giacomazzi, CEO of CastCoverz!, said, “We are very excited to...

2013-08-20 23:22:25

InventHelp is attempting to submit this Virginia inventor's idea, Max's Wrap It, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 "When my daughter, Max, broke her foot, the doctor decided not to put a cast on it and instead simply put a splint on it and wrapped it with a plain, old, tan elastic bandage," said an inventor from Chesapeake, Vir. "She was hoping for a cool colored cast to show off to her friends at school. While we were waiting to check...

2013-06-13 23:19:17

Founder of leading global manufacturer of cast covers, Annette Giacomazzi of CastCoverZ!, gives tips for keeping children break-free this summer and dispenses advice on keeping children with broken bones active. SAN JOSE, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Breaking a bone during summer vacation can be particularly devastating for a child and a task for parents trying to keep their children entertained. CastCoverZ! founder and CEO, Annette Giacomazzi, knows this all too well. Giacomazzi's daughter had...

2013-01-26 23:01:39

The ROM Standard Foot and Ankle Support Walker from USA provides stability and comfort with its unique low profile design. It gives the wearer a protected range of motion (ROM) when healing from trauma or post-operative procedures, and is indicated for use with acute ankle strains, stable fractures, soft tissue injuries and Achilles tendon repair following surgery. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical...

Wrinkled Fingers Are Better For Picking Up Wet Objects
2013-01-10 05:25:32

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of life's great pleasures is a long soak in a hot tub of water which often leads to wrinkly fingers and toes. A new study from Newcastle University suggests the reason for this wrinkling is to improve our grip on objects underwater. "If wrinkled fingers were just the result of the skin swelling as it took up water, it could still have a function but it wouldn't need to," said Dr Tom Smulders, from Newcastle's Centre for Behavior...


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