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2014-03-03 16:25:29

At The 72nd Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons FARMINGDALE, N.Y., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, recently attended the 72(nd) Annual Scientific...

2014-02-28 23:23:59

Healthpointe’s own podiatric specialist, Dr. Culver, to provide excellent treatment for all foot related conditions. La Mirada, California (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Healthpointe medical clinic has brought in acclaimed podiatric surgeon, Dr. Ryan Culver, to help combat podiatric trauma. As Healthpointe’s leading podiatric specialist, Dr. Culver has successfully diagnosed and treated thousands of foot and ankle injuries. Having treated congenital deformities, diabetic wounds, and...

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....

2014-02-27 23:32:21

The premier custom orthotics specialist in Phoenix, Arizona Orthotics, explains the different levels of custom foot orthotics and how to choose the best fit for a specific need. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 In today’s out-of-the-box world, everything it pregame and packaged for the masses, including “custom” foot orthotics. Made-in-advance orthotics are never custom because they are not made specific to the individual. By definition, custom means, “made to the...

2014-02-27 16:27:25

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground-breaking cartilage regeneration isn't exactly the Fountain of Youth. But for aging boomers and athletes with aching and injured ankle joints, it's close enough, making them feel almost new again. Foot and ankle surgeons are gathering this week at the Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) to study revolutionary advances in cartilage regeneration for foot and ankle injuries. According to...

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...

2014-02-26 23:34:03

Adler Footcare New York is now offering a treatment called Stem Cell Replacement Therapy to treat foot problems such as plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, osteoarthritis, and soft tissue damage. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Adler Footcare of Greater New York is offering an advanced treatment option for chronic foot problems like plantar fasciitis, as well as common foot problems like Osteoarthritis, Achilles tendonitis and torn soft tissue. In the past these...

2014-02-24 16:25:28

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's hard to put yourself in the position of others, but, imagine: You've woken up from what promised to be a simple surgery, except you can't move your foot. Your doctor is telling you there was a complication and your foot is paralyzed. Your foot won't have to be amputated; however, you may never walk again without the aid of a walker or a brace. Or maybe you've been dreading the time when you'd begin losing the control of your lower...

2014-02-14 12:23:25

Beverly Hills Physicians offers gold medal-worthy podiatrists for Southern Californians LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As viewers stare in amazement at the incredible feats being performed by Olympians at the current winter games, the board certified podiatrists at Beverly Hills Physicians are marveling at their feet. After all, foot pain can be debilitating for anybody--let alone Winter Game athletes--as BHP's physicians have witnessed firsthand before performing a...

2014-02-13 08:30:53

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) today announced the publication of the findings of the Company's INSTRIDE WalkAide trial in the peer-reviewed journal Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. The Company has submitted these findings to the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as part of a request for expanded coverage for the WalkAide. The clinical trial proved that the WalkAide is equivalent to the current standard of care, the Ankle...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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