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2010-11-16 09:00:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent study published in the November issue of Foot & Ankle International (FAI), the official scientific journal of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) shows patients with moderate to severe ankle arthritis who were treated surgically for ankle instability secondary to multiple sprains as well as a high-arched (cavus) foot had poorer outcomes over the long-term than patients with no or minimal ankle...

2010-11-15 04:07:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A press conference will be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 11:30 a.m. at Hospital of Special Surgery, Leon Root MD Motion Analysis Laboratory 510 East 73rd St., New York, to discuss two clinical studies done on ankle inversion that reveals a real solution to the issue of ankle sprains that has never before been addressed. Sorin Seigler, Ph.D., Director, Biomechanics Lab Drexel University and Howard Hillstrom, Ph.D., Director of the Leon Root,...

2010-10-08 08:10:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Does your child sit in front of the television and play video games all day? You may need to step in and decrease the number of hours you let them play each day. Gaming systems and devices can cause a myriad of injuries to those who sit and play them for hours and hours each day. Some of these injuries include: abrasions, shoulder sprains, ankle sprains, and foot injuries. Video games nowadays are significantly different from the games of the past. Now, children are...

2010-09-14 09:03:01

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- More than 4 million basketball-related injuries among children and adolescents between the ages of 5 and 19 were treated in emergency departments in the decade spanning 1997 to 2007. While the total of all injuries decreased 22 percent over the course of the study, which was conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital, the average number of injuries per year (375,350) remained high. The study revealed that...

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2010-09-13 07:50:00

More than 4 million pediatric and adolescent basketball-related injuries treated in emergency departments 1997-2007 A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital examined basketball-related injuries treated in emergency departments among children and adolescents between the ages of 5 and 19 from 1997 to 2007. According to the study, more than 4 million basketball-related injuries were treated in emergency departments during...

2010-09-02 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in history, a new, clinically tested athletic shoe produced by Ektio Inc. (www.ektio.com) has been designed to become the antidote to the #1 orthopedic injury in the U.S.; combating the most common, painful, and expensive injury on basketball courts today - sprained ankles. In an effort to combat the $3000-$5000 spent on ankle sprain healthcare per incident, $4.2 billion annual economic loss and $1 million a year in U.S. emergency...

2010-09-01 07:00:00

Athletes who return to their sport before they are completely healed may suffer long-term consequences ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sports-related injuries are part of the game, and as athletes are becoming stronger, faster, and better conditioned, higher-energy injuries are becoming common. Foot and ankle injuries are especially concerning because they are increasing in number and severity and are often misunderstood. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety...

2010-08-24 13:37:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Foot pain began affecting Donna's tennis game, and she was determined not to let it keep her from the sport she loved. The 47-year-old avid tennis player from Arizona tried to play through the pain and rest her feet between matches. But when the pain became too much, and even started affecting her everyday activities, she made an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon. His diagnosis: Donna was suffering from plantar fasciitis and a neuroma....

2010-03-12 07:00:00

New study questions the safety of football turf; warrants further research NEW ORLEANS, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a study presented today at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), rates for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries and eversion ankle sprains (where the foot twists outward) are significantly higher in the National Football League (NFL) games played on FieldTurf, an artificial playing surface, as compared to...

2010-02-24 10:00:00

Foot and ankle surgeons discuss arthritis surgical advances LAS VEGAS, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's good news for active older adults who are plagued with arthritic ankles. Surgeons presenting today at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons' Annual Scientific Conference in Las Vegas are re-thinking treatment approaches for end-stage ankle arthritis. Baby Boomers are more active than ever and don't want to be held back by painful arthritis. While in the past...


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