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2013-09-17 23:18:57

"Student athletes are at risk of foot and ankle injuries if precautions are not taken during training or in competition." - California Podiatric Medical Association Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 With the start of the fall season, thousands of student athletes in California will be taking to the field for the love of the game, to support their schools, and for the challenge of competition. All of these athletes are at risk for injuries whether in preparation for or...

2013-04-19 19:23:33

Largest clinical study of its kind Young athletes who specialize in one sport and train intensively have a significantly higher risk of stress fractures and other severe overuse injuries, even when compared with other injured athletes, according to the largest clinical study of its kind. For example, young athletes who spent more hours per week than their age playing one sport — such as a 12-year-old who plays tennis 13 or more hours a week — were 70 percent more likely to...

2013-03-16 23:02:17

Wright & Schulte has filed five Skechers stress fracture lawsuits contending that the plaintiffs sustained major stress fractures to their feet and lower legs due to the design of Shape-Ups. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm, filed multiple Skechers stress fracture lawsuits on behalf of consumers throughout the U.S. who have suffered from various types of stress fractures allegedly caused by Shape-Ups toning shoes. These cases, which...

2013-03-07 23:00:59

Skechers Shape-Ups lawsuits allege the rocker-bottom design of Skechers Shape-Ups toning shoes promotes gait instability, which can lead to serious injuries, including stress fractures. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced product liability law firm, has filed six new Skechers stress fracture lawsuits on behalf of consumers who suffered stress fractures, allegedly due to the rocker-bottom sole design of Skechers Shape-Ups toning shoes. The Skechers...

Shoes That Replicate Being Barefoot May Be Bad For Your Bones
2013-03-07 15:06:55

WATCH VIDEO: [Caution on Barefoot Running Shoes] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you´ve expressed any interest in exercise on Google or ℠liked´ a themed race on Facebook, you have, more likely than not, had targeted advertising pop-ups introducing you to the growing trend of minimalist and barefoot footwear. On running trails and at races, the prevalence of ℠barefoot running´ has likely not gone unnoticed. In a new study by...

2012-07-26 14:06:40

Intervention after a first fracture reduces repeat occurrences; comprehensive research review shows fracture liaison services work and need to be implemented, says expert panel in a first-of-a-kind report An international expert task force is calling on health care providers to aggressively identify and provide care for the millions of people who have suffered their first osteoporosis-related fracture, in order to prevent subsequent fractures. In an extensive review of possible solutions...

2012-07-07 23:00:18

The foot and ankle region is the most common area of injury for dancers of all ages and skill levels. Dancers can experience a variety of injuries to the foot and ankle, including ankle sprain, tendinitis, stress fractures or pain related to extra bones in the foot. Treatment for a dancer with foot and ankle pain is different than other athletes because of the increased demands on the foot, the repetitive nature of the movements, and the specific footwear required. (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 The...

2012-05-24 20:42:46

New IOF report forecasts dramatic rise in osteoporosis-related fractures due to aging of Brazilian population, with costly economic and social repercussions A new Audit report on fragility fractures, issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF),  predicts that Brazil will experience an explosion in the number of fragility fractures due to osteoporosis in the coming decades. Osteoporosis, a disease which weakens bones and makes them more likely to fracture, is...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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