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2013-06-17 23:21:44

North Texas Foot & Ankle Staff Member, Jeremy Shepard, Recently Received Pedorthotist Certification Irving, Texas (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 The podiatry specialists at North Texas Foot & Ankle are proud to announce that medical assistant Jeremy Shepard is now a certified pedorthotist, specializing in the use of footwear and supportive devices to address conditions which affect the feet and lower limbs. “We have a large shoe selection at our practice. I wanted to ensure that if...

2013-06-12 23:19:36

North American Seminars receives NJ continuing physical therapy medical education course approval for Advanced Evaluation and Treatment for the Functional Rehabilitation of the Foot and Ankle, Gait Training–An Evidence Based Course Combining Manual Therapy, Exercise and Functional Activities and Comprehensive Management of the Wrist and Hand. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 The State of New Jersey requires physical therapists and physical therapy assistants to complete a minimum of...

2013-06-07 23:02:36

Performance Brand´s Exclusive Mouthwear Licensee, Bite Tech, Develops First-Ever Microwaveable, Boilable, Re-Fittable and Chew Resistant Mouthguard Collection Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Under Armour (NYSE:UA), the leading sports performance apparel, footwear, and accessories brand, today introduces the first-of-its-kind microwaveable, boilable, re-fittable and chew resistant line of mouthguards with Bite Tech Inc., the exclusive licensee of Under Armour Performance...

2013-05-29 23:26:51

Remarkably thin-yet-supportive orthotics allow pedorthists to create smaller, more stylish orthopaedic shoes. Massena, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Nature-Fit Orthotics announced today that its exclusive, semi-rigid, ultra-thin orthotics were extremely well-received by pedorthists at the recent Pedorthic Association of Canada Montreal Symposium. Pedorthists, who make or modify custom orthopaedic shoes for patients with problematic foot profiles, were impressed with the ability of...

2013-05-24 23:16:13

To Brace or Not to Brace, KORT Physical Therapist and Chevy Chase Clinic Director, Stephen Karam, PT, DPT answers the question. Prophylactic bracing is one of many things experts have come up with to help the athlete stay in the game, but do they work? Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Being an athlete carries with it the risk that an injury is one play away. And for years, athletes, doctors and trainers have been coming up with new methods to help prevent injuries form occurring in...

2013-04-10 16:46:34

New research suggests that patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who wear flat, flexible footwear (mobility shoes) had significant reduction in knee loading–the force placed upon the joint during daily activities. Results published in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), show that long term use of the mobility shoes helped OA patients adapt their gait, or how they walk, which improved knee loading, even when the mobility shoes were no...

2013-04-03 23:04:41

Celebrate National Walking Day and Foot Health Awareness month by walking to achieve your wellness goals San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Put your best foot forward on National Walking Day, April 3rd and throughout Foot Health Awareness Month by participating in Orthaheel and Dr. Weil Integrative Footwear´s 2nd annual Walkabout campaign. Lead by brand ambassador Juliet Kaska of JK Zen Fitness, Walkabout participants have committed to walk thirty minutes a day to attain physical...


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