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2011-11-09 15:00:00

New research indicates that older people who fall are more likely to have foot pain, bunions, or other foot problems. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 Everything from slippery throw rugs to poor lighting to side effects from medications has been implicated as contributing to the growing tendency to fall and hurt ourselves as we get older according to the Harvard Health Letter. Foot pain and problems? They get mentioned but are usually way down the list, according to the November 2011...

2011-11-01 15:09:08

University of Calgary Running Injury Clinic researchers examine effectiveness of shoe inserts It's one of those mysteries that has baffled runners and running doctors for decades: Why do orthotics work? Orthotics are commonly prescribed for painful conditions like plantar fasciitis, and, anecdotally, people swear by them, however scientists aren't exactly sure how they work. A recent study by University of Calgary Faculty of Kinesiology researcher Reed Ferber, PhD, published in the...

2011-08-24 07:00:00

Fall marathon runners are now deep into training. Indiana podiatric surgeon, John Rachoy, DPM, provides information and tips to all runners to help them avoid painful shin splints. Munster, IN (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 Many popular marathons take place in the Fall, making late summer âœcrunch timeâ for marathon training. John Rachoy, DPM, a board certified Indiana podiatrist at Medical Specialists Department of Podiatry, located in Northwest Indiana,...

2011-07-29 10:14:00

marlton, n.j., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prosthetic Orthotic Solutions International (POSI), a Physiotherapy Associates company with locations in Marlton, NJ and Horsham, PA, announces it is one of the first clinics in the U.S. to fit patients with Otto Bock Healthcare's Genium(TM) Bionic Prosthetic System, and the first facility in the NJ/PA metro area to fit patients with this system. The Genium system is a next-generation microprocessor knee unit that utilizes the latest technology...

2011-07-26 00:00:00

Blounts disease, which often affects obese children and adolescents, can show significant improvement when treated with a free motion KAFO, or Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis, as presented in the white paper. Poland, OH (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 Anatomical Concepts, Inc. (http://www.anatomicalconceptsinc.com), designers and manufacturers of industry-leading medical devices, announced a white paper as a learning opportunity for physicians, surgeons, orthotic and prosthetic and physical therapy...

2011-07-12 06:40:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moszkito®, the name in "healthy flip-flops," is offering their collection of over-the-counter insoles to now include the ARCHY® ORTHOTICS for women & men at Shoebuy.com. The ARCHY® ORTHOTIC will fit into High Heels (with heel counter), boots and loafers. In black and tan Prima Leather, they are lightweight, supportive, and "Ridiculously Comfortable"! Moszkito was launched in 2001,...

2011-06-21 16:51:00

CHICAGO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago based Advanced Foot & Ankle is leading the way for single specialty medical groups in America. When the group first formed in the mid 90's, the board of directors never knew it would become the largest group of podiatrists in the nation. Advanced Foot & Ankle (AFA) has been recognized as one of the 25 largest medical groups in the Chicago market by Crain's Chicago Business. AFA's goal has been to increase the clinical outcomes while...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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