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2014-04-16 23:13:58

Board Certified Pedorthist joins Denver shoe store. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Longtime Denver footwear retailer Dardano’s has added Certified Pedorthist Kimberly Leskovisek to its Foot Comfort Center. Lescovisek joins pedorthist Darin Robinson to give Dardano’s two full-time certified pedorthists to serve a growing number of customers who seek customized fittings for athletic, corrective, and everyday footwear. Lescovisek received her pedorthic certification in 2010 after...

2014-04-16 12:30:09

LAVAL, QC, April 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Ergoresearch Ltd (TSXV: ERG) announced today the successful completion of new scanner technology destined for the orthopedic industry. More accurate than traditional cast-making methods that rely on plaster bandaging, this technology means orthotists will no longer resort to plaster when applying casts. This newly developed technology is easy to use and very safe. Now any body part can be scanned in both 3D and in real time. Scanned files...

2014-04-02 12:31:11

The Aging Population Will Nonetheless Spur Gradual Market Growth Through 2022, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the U.S. market for prescription-based orthotic and prosthetic devices will grow modestly through 2022 despite each market facing distinct reimbursement challenges. This growth can be primarily attributed to the expanding aging population because older individuals are most...

2014-04-02 08:32:52

BURLINGTON, ON, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - On April 2, 2014, Ottobock HealthCare Canada (manufacturer of Prosthetics, Orthotics and Mobility products) is recognizing Limb Loss Awareness Month by hosting an event at their Canadian head office. The afternoon will be interactive and will feature guest speakers such as Sam Paulos (Genium Microprocessor Knee wearer), Mike Coulter (Michelangelo Hand wearer) and Jeff Tiessen (Paralympian Athlete and bilateral upper limb amputee)....

2014-03-31 23:04:45

North American Seminars a national provider of online continuing education for PT introduces Evaluation and Treatment of the Foot and Ankle. This new PT online continuing education course is available on DVD and online. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Evaluation of the Foot and Ankle is a new PT Online Continuing Education Course from North American Seminars. Physical Therapists will learn how to perform an effective differential diagnosis process for foot and ankle problems. In...

2014-03-27 23:02:34

Healthpointe is increasing the functionality of damaged limbs through its orthotic and prosthetic medical devices. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Healthpointe is proud to offer the assessment, fabrication, and customization of custom and OTS orthotic braces and prosthetic limbs as one of its highly specialized services. Healthpointe medical clinic is boldly exploring the use of artificial structures, such as prosthetics and braces, to help strengthen and modify the skeletal system....

2014-03-20 23:28:23

Arizona Orthotics, the premier destination for the best custom foot orthotic, provides tips and advice on how to keep the body safe and healthy now that spring marathon season has arrived. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Spring marathon season is a highly anticipated time of year that running enthusiasts itch for. According to Arizona Orthotics Clinic Director, Dr. David J. Doperak, “It is also the time of year when we see a lot of unnecessary foot, ankle, knee, hip and back...

2014-03-18 23:30:58

The redesign to South Florida Foot & Ankle Centers’ website adds over 100 pages of details about foot and ankle conditions, symptoms, causes and treatments. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The podiatry foot and ankle specialists at South Florida Foot & Ankle Centers have re-launched its website with a new design and added over 100 pages detailing the conditions and foot injuries that they specialize in treating. The website is now a comprehensive resource for...

2014-03-11 23:21:32

New thinking among exercise experts recognizes that the recovery phase is crucial for peak performance and injury prevention; What’s on your feet between athletic feats can improve performance, company says. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Run. Recover. Repeat. It’s an age-old formula that leads many athletes to success, but new thinking among exercise experts recognizes that the recovery phase is crucial for peak performance and injury prevention. As with training and racing,...

2014-02-28 12:25:53

Foot and Ankle Surgeons Get Patients Running Again with Less-Invasive Treatment Options CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Runners often cite the wide array of health benefits--physical, mental, and emotional--as their motivation to keep logging the miles. But like any strenuous physical activity, running can also lead to overuse injuries. One of those injuries affecting women in particular is a foot pain so intense that it prevents them from running at all--the painful neuroma....