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2014-04-30 12:31:12

Making your foot conform to your shoe comes with serious risks, say orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists ROSEMONT, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's been a renewed interest in cosmetic foot surgery lately. Several so-called "Cinderella" procedures have gained new popularity as women try to wear a myriad of narrow, high-heeled designer shoes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100920/DC67758LOGO Women in the market for designer feet ask for procedures that...

2014-04-24 23:04:37

Back pain is a serious hindrance for many Vancouver area residents, and custom orthotics can provide relief. Backs in Action is happy to announce this new service for its clients. More information is available at http://www.backsinaction.ca. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Backs in Action has recently announced that it will be providing custom orthotics for residents in Vancouver area. Custom Orthotics are simple to describe but have a huge impact on a person's well-being. Backs...

2014-04-23 20:22:51

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/asia_pacific_orthopedic_braces_supports_market_outlook_2020.html Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market...

2014-04-20 23:02:08

Sport and Spine Rehab is teaming up with IM Custom to provide its Dynamic 3D Gel Foot Scanner technology to create foot orthotics in the Washington DC metro area. Rockville MD (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Glen Hinshaw began bicycle racing in 1977 and continued racing on and off until 2005. He is a former member of the US Postal Service Masters Cycling Team. After years of extreme training and bike racing, Glen’s foot pain caused him to seek solutions in the area of foot care and custom...

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...

2014-04-14 23:06:56

Yolanda Ragland, DPM uses the Nextra® Hammertoe Correction System to provide pain relief for Ria, a school teacher and singer. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Most recently, Dr. Yolanda Ragland, a podiatric surgeon located in New York (http://www.fixyourfeet.net), examined her patient Ria and decided on a solution that would not only take the pain in her feet away, caused by hammertoe deformity, but also help make them beautiful again. Dr. Ragland decided that the Nextra®...

2014-04-10 23:30:34

More than just a photograph, taking a “foot selfie” may alert your doctor of potential health risks. - California Podiatric Medical Association Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 In 2013 “selfie” was deemed the Word of the Year by the Oxford Dictionaries1. A selfie is a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website. Although selfies may be associated with narcissistic behavior, there is a proven...

2014-04-04 23:41:39

Dr. Jeffrey Adler of Adler Footcare New York will discuss stem cell replacement therapy, a new treatment option available to treat painful foot problems, on NewsTalkRadio 77 WABC in New York City on April 5. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Dr. Jeffrey Adler, New York podiatrist and Owner/Medical Director of Adler Footcare New York, will be interviewed by radio personality Laura Smith and taking live calls on New York talk show 77 WABC about the use of stem cells to treat...

2014-04-04 23:30:27

Specialized podiatry team offers pioneering care for sports related injuries. Advanced treatment options now available in Hudson County. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 CarePoint Health – Hoboken University Medical Center now offers cutting-edge reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. A specialized podiatry team, led by Dr. Thomas Azzolini, leverages expertise, experience and advancements in technology to offer procedures and techniques that enhance healing, allow for fast...

2014-04-04 23:00:57

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills, California explain a new study regarding the dangers of not warming up before physical activity. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 A new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons suggests that altering how sports teams warm up could significantly reduce the likelihood of athletes sustaining a knee injury. With the number of knee ACL injuries on the rise, this information is now more...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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