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2014-09-15 23:08:46

AudioEducator is conducting a live audio conference on the complexities of coding and billing of foot care. Don’t miss out on this opportunity. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Foot care coding and billing has always been tricky and controversial because of medical necessity requirements from Medicare and other commercial insurance carriers. Most number of insurance carriers only reimburse for the treatment of conditions of the foot, and not for the preventive care. For instance,...

2014-09-05 08:21:41

Innovative Helmets, Neck, Knee Braces on Display CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT), a global developer, marketer and distributor of personal protective equipment for all forms of sports, including extreme motor sports, and whose products include the flagship Leatt-Brace®, announced today that it has launched its new 2015 line of protective gear, including new products designed specifically for bicycling, at the 2014 Eurobike Show...

2014-09-04 23:11:27

Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler of Adler Footcare of Greater New York welcomed Anna Judd at the finish line of her 3,400 mile journey in support of veterans. As the sponsoring podiatrist for Anna Runs America he also provided her a free consultation at his practice. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Dr. Adler has been the sponsoring podiatrist for Anna Judd—a young woman running across the United States in support of veterans. Judd arrived in New York City on August 23, 2014, where she...

2014-09-04 23:09:39

Podiatrists in Indiana announce the release of a new website containing a wealth of information for people suffering with foot and ankle problems. Noblesville, IN (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 People are busy working, going to school, running errands, doing household chores, taking care of their families, and enjoying athletic activities—they spend little time thinking about their feet and ankles. However, when something goes wrong and they experience foot or ankle pain, normal daily tasks...

2014-09-03 23:11:41

Dr. David J. Doperak of Arizona Orthotics just became the first Certified Special Populations Specialist (CSPS) in the state of Arizona. As one of National Strength and Conditioning Associations’ most specialized certifications, Dr. Doperak’s achievement has further demonstrated his commitment to helping underserved groups in Arizona. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Arizona Orthotics is proud to announce Dr. Doperak has recently passed the National Strength and...

2014-09-02 12:29:02

Painful stress fractures, tendonitis can be avoided by easing in to sports activities. CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Being physically active has long been applauded as an ingredient for good health--but, according to surgeons at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, doing too much too soon can wreak havoc on the feet and cause painful overuse injuries: tendonitis, ruptured tendons, and stress fractures, to name a few. A key strategy for preventing these common...

2014-08-29 23:05:44

InventHelp, based in Pittsburgh and founded in 1984, is submitting the In Sole Orthotic to companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As a chiropractic physician and medical doctor an inventor from Cooper City, Fla., understands that there’s a direct connection between the condition of the feet and pain in the knees, hips and back. "Since conventional shoe inserts and orthotics weren’t satisfying my patients, I decided to design a solution of my own,"...

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...

2014-08-22 08:24:43

AOFAS to host largest-ever meeting in September 2014 ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) hosts the IFFAS/AOFAS Meeting the third week of September, 1,000 attendees--what will be record attendance--and 500 company representatives will descend on Chicago. Along with them, many family members and guests will arrive to take part in this world-class event....

2014-08-20 23:12:29

Podiatric surgeons at Manhattan’s Adler Footcare have become the first HyProCure® Center of Excellence in New York. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Dr. Jeffrey Adler, Dr. Darline Kulhan and Dr. Alex Tievsky, accomplished podiatric surgeons with Adler Footcare, have been recognized as the first HyProCure® Center of Excellence in New York. The group is one of less than 20 nationwide to receive the designation from GraMedica, a global orthopedic medical device company...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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